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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.42% 3.95% 4.28%
As % of the Applications category 46.49% 39.82% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 23
Average daily rate
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£130 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.86% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £114 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £7.50 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.75 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -3.57%
MS Office
Scotland

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
114 113 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.50% 9.93% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 63
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.95 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.45 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 62 (55.36%) Windows
2 50 (44.64%) MS Excel
3 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 45 (40.18%) Windows 7
5 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
6 28 (25.00%) Finance
7 21 (18.75%) Citrix
8 19 (16.96%) Windows XP
8 19 (16.96%) ITIL
9 17 (15.18%) Banking
10 14 (12.50%) Project Management
10 14 (12.50%) VBA
10 14 (12.50%) MS Project
10 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 13 (11.61%) Blackberry
11 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
13 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (8.93%) SCCM
14 10 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (8.93%) SQL
14 10 (8.93%) MS Visio
14 10 (8.93%) SLA
15 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.04%) .NET
15 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
16 8 (7.14%) C#
16 8 (7.14%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.14%) CMS
4 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.68%) SAS
8 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.50%) MS Project
3 10 (8.93%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) VoIP
2 6 (5.36%) VPN
2 6 (5.36%) SAN
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) DHCP
3 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.46%) LAN
4 3 (2.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.89%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) Wireless
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) MS Access
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 12 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (3.57%) Project Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.68%) Technical Support
12 3 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) Flash
3 1 (0.89%) EDI
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) iPhone
3 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (55.36%) Windows
2 45 (40.18%) Windows 7
3 19 (16.96%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.14%) Linux
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.57%) UNIX
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.79%) Android
9 2 (1.79%) SUSE
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Project Management
3 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.25%) Change Control
3 7 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 5 (4.46%) Workflow
5 4 (3.57%) Migration
5 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.57%) Data Management
5 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.68%) Manual Testing
6 3 (2.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (2.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.68%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.68%) Data Governance
6 3 (2.68%) CRM
6 3 (2.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) VBA
2 10 (8.93%) SQL
3 8 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Korn
5 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.79%) C-shell
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CCAB
6 2 (1.79%) MCDST
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) CCNA
6 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.89%) CISSP
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.57%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 4 (3.57%) SCOM
2 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.57%) WSUS
3 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.79%) nmon
4 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.75%) Citrix
3 7 (6.25%) VMware
4 5 (4.46%) Symantec
5 4 (3.57%) CA
5 4 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) Dell
6 3 (2.68%) CommVault
6 3 (2.68%) AppSense
6 3 (2.68%) Lumension
6 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 2 (1.79%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.79%) Teradata
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.79%) Apple
7 2 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (0.89%) Veritas
8 1 (0.89%) Lotus
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle
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