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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.06% 2.69% 4.83%
As % of the Applications category 36.67% 36.47% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £203 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.02% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £282
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £90.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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
150 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.08% 7.38% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 43 54
Average daily rate £396 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £113 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £457 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.80 £20.30 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 44 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 38 (38.38%) Finance
3 37 (37.37%) Windows
3 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
4 24 (24.24%) Banking
5 20 (20.20%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.20%) Project Management
6 17 (17.17%) Change Management
7 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
7 16 (16.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (15.15%) MS Project
9 13 (13.13%) SQL
9 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.10%) Data Quality
11 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.09%) Migration
12 9 (9.09%) ITIL
12 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.08%) Retail
14 7 (7.07%) Windows 8
14 7 (7.07%) SAS
15 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
15 6 (6.06%) Linux
15 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
15 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
15 6 (6.06%) Data Governance
15 6 (6.06%) Project Planning
15 6 (6.06%) Data Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) SAS
3 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.04%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.01%) TeamSite
Applications
1 44 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (15.15%) MS Project
4 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Eagle STAR
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) IaaS
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) VPN
1 4 (4.04%) LAN
1 4 (4.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) Network Security
2 2 (2.02%) VLAN
2 2 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.01%) Checkstyle
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 38 (38.38%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Analyst
2 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Administrator
4 8 (8.08%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) SAS Data Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) UAT Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) COM
3 1 (1.01%) OAuth
3 1 (1.01%) Flash
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) XSD
3 1 (1.01%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.04%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.03%) iPhone
3 3 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.02%) SCORM
4 2 (2.02%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) CESG
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.07%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.06%) Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.02%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Project Management
2 17 (17.17%) Change Management
3 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
4 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.09%) Migration
5 9 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (6.06%) Data Governance
6 6 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.06%) Data Management
7 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.05%) Process Management
8 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) People Management
9 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.03%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.03%) Release Management
9 3 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) VBA
3 3 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) CCAB
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) MCDST
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) CIMA
3 1 (1.01%) ACCA
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
3 4 (4.04%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) XenApp
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.02%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.01%) WSUS
3 1 (1.01%) SCOM
3 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) EMC
2 4 (4.04%) Citrix
2 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle
2 4 (4.04%) VMware
2 4 (4.04%) Vermilion
3 3 (3.03%) Symantec
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago