The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 87 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 3.21% 0.81% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.81% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
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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
156 124 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.25% 10.46% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 72 49
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.26 £12.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Edinburgh region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Edinburgh region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Planview
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Planview