The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 60 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.00% 3.81% 3.38%
As % of the Applications category 45.11% 43.30% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 20
Average daily rate
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£150 £279 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £112 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £424 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
133 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.08% 8.79% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 47 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 61 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (45.90%) MS Excel
3 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 45 (36.89%) Windows 7
5 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
6 31 (25.41%) Finance
7 21 (17.21%) Citrix
8 18 (14.75%) Windows XP
8 18 (14.75%) ITIL
8 18 (14.75%) Project Management
9 17 (13.93%) VBA
10 16 (13.11%) MS Project
10 16 (13.11%) Banking
11 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
11 13 (10.66%) Blackberry
11 13 (10.66%) MS Exchange
12 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
13 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
13 10 (8.20%) SLA
13 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
14 9 (7.38%) Change Control
14 9 (7.38%) SCCM
14 9 (7.38%) .NET
14 9 (7.38%) SQL
14 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
15 8 (6.56%) CMS
15 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) CMS
3 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.82%) CICS
7 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (45.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.11%) MS Project
3 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) assyst
2 2 (1.64%) Agresso
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) VoIP
1 6 (4.92%) VPN
1 6 (4.92%) SAN
2 5 (4.10%) DNS
2 5 (4.10%) DHCP
2 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.28%) LAN
4 3 (2.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (37.70%) Analyst
2 16 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (10.66%) Desktop Support
4 12 (9.84%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.92%) Administrator
10 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) PMO Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Project Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
12 3 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.46%) Project Support Analyst
12 3 (2.46%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) Flash
3 1 (0.82%) EDI
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) iPhone
4 2 (1.64%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
4 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.64%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.00%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Windows 7
3 18 (14.75%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.56%) Linux
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.28%) UNIX
8 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.64%) Android
9 2 (1.64%) SUSE
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.75%) ITIL
1 18 (14.75%) Project Management
2 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
2 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.38%) Change Control
4 7 (5.74%) Software Deployment
5 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.92%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.10%) Workflow
6 5 (4.10%) Migration
6 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.28%) ERP
8 3 (2.46%) CRM
8 3 (2.46%) Service Management
8 3 (2.46%) Change Management
8 3 (2.46%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.46%) Data Management
8 3 (2.46%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.93%) VBA
2 9 (7.38%) SQL
3 8 (6.56%) C#
4 3 (2.46%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) Korn
5 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) C-shell
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) JCL
6 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.64%) CCAB
6 2 (1.64%) MCDST
6 2 (1.64%) MCP
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.82%) CISSP
7 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.82%) PMP
7 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.28%) vSphere
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCCM
2 4 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.28%) WSUS
3 3 (2.46%) SCOM
4 2 (1.64%) nmon
4 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Citrix
3 7 (5.74%) VMware
4 5 (4.10%) CA
4 5 (4.10%) Symantec
5 4 (3.28%) HP
6 3 (2.46%) Dell
6 3 (2.46%) CommVault
6 3 (2.46%) AppSense
6 3 (2.46%) Lumension
6 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.64%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.64%) Teradata
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.64%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.82%) Veritas
8 1 (0.82%) Lotus
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle
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