The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.33%
As % of the Applications category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £175 £313
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
113 53 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.80% 7.04% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 78
Average daily rate £330 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.93 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.27 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £13.59 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
Scotland

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

Spreadsheet
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) VBA
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Saba
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Training Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Training Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Saba
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft