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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 76 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.48% 1.29% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 35.59% 16.24% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 33
Median daily rate £130 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £227 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £530 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%

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
59 117 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.97% 7.94% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 106
Median daily rate £350 £340 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
9 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (14.81%) Banking
10 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.96%) Wealth Management
11 7 (12.96%) SCCM
11 7 (12.96%) Change Management
11 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
11 7 (12.96%) .NET
12 6 (11.11%) Citrix
12 6 (11.11%) C#
12 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.26%) Java
13 5 (9.26%) VBA
13 5 (9.26%) Project Management
13 5 (9.26%) Degree
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
14 4 (7.41%) Fintech
14 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.41%) Office 365

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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) assyst
2 3 (5.56%) Sonata
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) VPN
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) IT Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Support
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Deskside Support
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 3 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) WSDL
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.41%) Fintech
2 4 (7.41%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.70%) Android
7 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Change Management
2 7 (12.96%) Wealth Management
3 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Project Governance
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) VBA
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.85%) R
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) APMP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) FNZ
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Lumension
4 2 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Planview
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow