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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 3.69% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 25.16% 38.81% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 33
Median daily rate £280 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £114 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £310 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £15.82 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
155 134 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.51% 9.50% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 76
Median daily rate £330 £321 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Median hourly rate £15.82 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, 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 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
3 29 (42.03%) Banking
4 28 (40.58%) Finance
5 22 (31.88%) Windows
6 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (18.84%) Change Management
7 13 (18.84%) MS Project
8 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
9 10 (14.49%) Retail
9 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
10 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.04%) Retail Banking
10 9 (13.04%) Citrix
10 9 (13.04%) MS Visio
11 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (11.59%) SCCM
11 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
12 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.14%) Time Management
12 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
12 7 (10.14%) Process Management
12 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.14%) ITIL
12 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.70%) Project Management
13 6 (8.70%) SQL

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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.90%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Project
3 9 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) Broadband
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) StarTeam
General
1 29 (42.03%) Banking
2 28 (40.58%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Retail
4 9 (13.04%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Law
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) IT Support
6 5 (7.25%) Change Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Change Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Supervisor
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Change Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Service Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Blog
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.45%) MVS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.84%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.14%) Process Management
4 7 (10.14%) Time Management
4 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.70%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Scrum
6 5 (7.25%) Information Management
6 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) Data Management
9 2 (2.90%) ITSM
9 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VBA
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) R
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (7.25%) MCP
1 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCA
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) MCTS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) XenApp
3 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Citrix
3 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
5 2 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Planview
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas
6 1 (1.45%) VMware