The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.31% 3.77% 4.95%
As % of the Applications category 54.39% 40.96% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 17
Median daily rate £325 £285 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £194 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -7.81%
MS Excel
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
57 83 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.76% 9.21% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 31
Median daily rate £291 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £145 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -31.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 53 (79.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) MS Office
4 15 (22.39%) Windows
5 13 (19.40%) C#
5 13 (19.40%) .NET
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.91%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) CRM
7 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
7 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
8 10 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
8 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.93%) HP
8 10 (14.93%) Finance
9 9 (13.43%) Migration
9 9 (13.43%) VMware
9 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.94%) HTML
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle
10 8 (11.94%) VB
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
10 8 (11.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.45%) SAN
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.97%) MS Project
5 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) DHCP
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Skype
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Broadband
4 1 (1.49%) SNMP
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) MS Access
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Power BI
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 6 (8.96%) Developer
2 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) IT Support
4 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Architect
4 4 (5.97%) Coordinator
4 4 (5.97%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Customer Support Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) IT Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) JSP
5 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.99%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.49%) MDX
7 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) WPF
7 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) AIX
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Solaris
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) CRM
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
3 8 (11.94%) Project Management
4 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
4 6 (8.96%) Logistics
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.48%) Change Control
6 3 (4.48%) MVC
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.48%) Test Management
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) C#
2 12 (17.91%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) VBA
7 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
5 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (7.46%) MCSA
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) MCSE
8 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) Degree
9 2 (2.99%) ISEB
9 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.49%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.49%) CISA
10 1 (1.49%) CISM
10 1 (1.49%) MCITP
10 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Basel III
1 1 (1.49%) COBIT
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) PowerCLI
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) HP
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix
6 3 (4.48%) Dell
6 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Altiris
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.49%) IronPort
8 1 (1.49%) Perforce
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) Twitter
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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