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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 52 66 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 1.87% 3.86%
As % of the Applications category 38.78% 24.76% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 30
Median daily rate £140 £220 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £108 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.25 - £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
49 105 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.02% 7.53% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 72 83
Median daily rate £350 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £160 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 17 (29.82%) Finance
6 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (24.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (21.05%) Banking
8 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 11 (19.30%) Change Management
10 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management
11 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
11 8 (14.04%) ITIL
11 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
13 6 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (10.53%) Project Management
13 6 (10.53%) Citrix
13 6 (10.53%) SCCM
13 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.77%) Degree
14 5 (8.77%) JIRA
14 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
14 5 (8.77%) C#
14 5 (8.77%) Java
14 5 (8.77%) SQL
14 5 (8.77%) VBA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.26%) MS Project
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.75%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Sonata
2 4 (7.02%) assyst
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Power BI
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Developer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Service Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Project Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 3 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) WSDL
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XSD
3 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) Fintech
2 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 9 (15.79%) Wealth Management
3 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Project Management
4 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum
5 4 (7.02%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) MVC
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) CRM
7 2 (3.51%) Information Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C#
1 5 (8.77%) Java
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
1 5 (8.77%) VBA
2 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) FNZ
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Lumension
6 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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