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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.34% 3.52% 5.18%
As % of the Applications category 40.21% 37.11% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 31
Median daily rate £255 £273 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £143 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £402 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £278 £296
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.82 £12.26 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.04% +0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £10.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £14.06 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.61%
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
97 159 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.31% 9.48% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 82
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.82 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £18.09 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (54.88%) Finance
3 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
4 32 (39.02%) Banking
5 23 (28.05%) Windows
6 22 (26.83%) Change Management
7 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (19.51%) MS Project
8 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
9 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
10 12 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
10 12 (14.63%) Retail
11 11 (13.41%) Process Management
11 11 (13.41%) Citrix
11 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
11 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
11 11 (13.41%) Retail Banking
12 10 (12.20%) SQL
12 10 (12.20%) Project Management
13 9 (10.98%) Scrum
13 9 (10.98%) JIRA
13 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
14 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
15 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
15 7 (8.54%) 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 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.51%) MS Project
3 12 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) assyst
2 3 (3.66%) Sonata
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
1 2 (2.44%) Intranet
1 2 (2.44%) VPN
1 2 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (1.22%) Broadband
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Power BI
2 2 (2.44%) MS Access
3 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 32 (39.02%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Retail
4 11 (13.41%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.32%) Law
6 4 (4.88%) Legal
7 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Change Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.32%) Change Manager
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
6 6 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.10%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Change Coordinator
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Junior
8 4 (4.88%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Service Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.22%) Blog
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
3 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.44%) AIX
6 2 (2.44%) Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Change Management
2 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
4 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.41%) Process Management
6 10 (12.20%) Project Management
7 9 (10.98%) Scrum
7 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.32%) Information Management
8 6 (7.32%) ITIL
8 6 (7.32%) Service Management
8 6 (7.32%) Time Management
9 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.88%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) Java
3 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.22%) R
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCP
3 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) MCITP
4 2 (2.44%) MCSA
4 2 (2.44%) MCSE
4 2 (2.44%) MCTS
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CCA
5 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) P3O
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) XenApp
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.44%) Netcool
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.66%) FNZ
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.44%) Veritas
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
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