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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 64 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.27% 5.56% 8.10%
As % of the Applications category 48.85% 50.00% 54.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £124 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £55.75 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.09% +502.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
131 86 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.89% 11.13% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 77
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £94.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel.

1 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.90%) Finance
3 38 (32.48%) Data Analysis
4 33 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (26.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (23.93%) SQL
7 24 (20.51%) MS Project
8 22 (18.80%) MS Office
9 21 (17.95%) Project Management
9 21 (17.95%) Banking
10 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
11 17 (14.53%) Time Management
11 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
11 17 (14.53%) VBA
12 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
12 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.26%) ITIL
13 12 (10.26%) Windows
14 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
14 11 (9.40%) Service Management
14 11 (9.40%) QlikView
14 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
15 10 (8.55%) Analytics
16 8 (6.84%) Release Management
16 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
16 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.84%) Citrix
16 8 (6.84%) AIX
16 8 (6.84%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) SAS
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.85%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) Lync
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (26.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 24 (20.51%) MS Project
3 22 (18.80%) MS Office
4 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.71%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) LAN
1 3 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.71%) SAN
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) Junos
3 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) QlikView
3 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (3.42%) MS Access
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
1 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 42 (35.90%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Billing
5 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Back Office
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) Analyst
2 15 (12.82%) Data Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) MI Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Excel Developer
7 5 (4.27%) DBA
8 4 (3.42%) Junior
8 4 (3.42%) Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (3.42%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (2.56%) VBA Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Access Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) .NET
1 3 (2.56%) Middleware
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) JSP
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) Spring
3 1 (0.85%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.85%) RESTful
3 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.85%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.42%) Equities
3 4 (3.42%) PKI
4 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) PDA
6 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.84%) AIX
2 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 7 (5.98%) UNIX
4 6 (5.13%) Solaris
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Data Analysis
2 21 (17.95%) Project Management
3 17 (14.53%) Time Management
4 12 (10.26%) ITIL
5 11 (9.40%) Service Management
5 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.55%) Analytics
7 8 (6.84%) Release Management
7 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Data Transformation
10 5 (4.27%) SDLC
10 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.27%) Change Management
10 5 (4.27%) RAD
10 5 (4.27%) Information Security
11 4 (3.42%) Data Management
11 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 17 (14.53%) VBA
3 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.71%) C#
4 2 (1.71%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
4 6 (5.13%) CRISC
4 6 (5.13%) CISA
5 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.42%) CISM
7 2 (1.71%) MCSA
7 2 (1.71%) MCITP
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.85%) ACCA
8 1 (0.85%) ISEB
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) CIMA
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) COBIT
3 3 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
3 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.85%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.85%) Netcool
4 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Citrix
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Tableau
4 6 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco
6 4 (3.42%) Symantec
6 4 (3.42%) McAfee
6 4 (3.42%) EMC
7 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.56%) HP
7 3 (2.56%) Dell
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) Juniper
9 1 (0.85%) CommVault
9 1 (0.85%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas
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