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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.43% 4.43% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 40.74% 42.75% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £183 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £102 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £392 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £286 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.26 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.80 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £21.00 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.54%
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
135 131 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.41% 10.37% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 75 38
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +17.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 55 (48.25%) Microsoft
2 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 41 (35.96%) Finance
4 35 (30.70%) Windows
5 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
6 27 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 22 (19.30%) MS Project
7 22 (19.30%) Banking
7 22 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
9 19 (16.67%) Project Management
10 17 (14.91%) Change Management
10 17 (14.91%) SCCM
10 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
11 16 (14.04%) Migration
11 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
12 15 (13.16%) ITIL
12 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (11.40%) MS Visio
15 12 (10.53%) Business Analysis
16 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
16 11 (9.65%) VPN
16 11 (9.65%) Lync
17 10 (8.77%) HP
17 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (8.77%) VMware
18 9 (7.89%) Process Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.65%) Lync
4 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.75%) JBoss
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.30%) MS Project
2 22 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (11.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) assyst
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) VPN
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
2 7 (6.14%) DHCP
3 6 (5.26%) SAN
4 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.63%) Broadband
5 3 (2.63%) LAN
5 3 (2.63%) VoIP
5 3 (2.63%) Firewall
5 3 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.75%) Wireless
6 2 (1.75%) WLAN
6 2 (1.75%) WAN
6 2 (1.75%) Intranet
6 2 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Toad
1 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.88%) ERwin
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) Administrator
4 12 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.02%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) IT Support
6 6 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) VBA Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Programme Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Programme Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.75%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.39%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.63%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.75%) iPhone
5 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) SCORM
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.39%) Linux
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.51%) Android
9 3 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Project Management
2 17 (14.91%) Change Management
3 16 (14.04%) Migration
4 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.16%) ITIL
5 12 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) Process Management
8 8 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Time Management
9 6 (5.26%) Change Control
10 5 (4.39%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.51%) Investment Management
11 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.51%) RAD
11 4 (3.51%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.63%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.63%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) VBA
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) PeopleCode
3 1 (0.88%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.51%) HND
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (1.75%) APMP
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (6.14%) QA
3 5 (4.39%) SLA
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) WSUS
3 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (48.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) HP
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) EMC
3 9 (7.89%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle
5 4 (3.51%) Lotus
6 3 (2.63%) Dell
6 3 (2.63%) CommVault
6 3 (2.63%) Veritas
6 3 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) Planview
8 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
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