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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.46% 8.36% 7.19%
As % of the Applications category 51.11% 52.38% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £143 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -6.66%
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
90 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.69% 15.96% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 39
Average daily rate £250 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.41%) Finance
3 23 (27.06%) Windows
4 22 (25.88%) MS Office
5 17 (20.00%) .NET
5 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (18.82%) HP
6 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
7 15 (17.65%) VBA
8 14 (16.47%) C#
8 14 (16.47%) SQL
8 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
9 13 (15.29%) Project Management
10 12 (14.12%) HTML
10 12 (14.12%) Oracle
10 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
10 12 (14.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
11 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (11.76%) Linux
12 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.76%) JSP
12 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
12 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
13 9 (10.59%) MS Project
14 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) SAS
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) TWiki
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.18%) Lync
5 1 (1.18%) Smallworld
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Office
2 12 (14.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (10.59%) MS Project
4 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) MPLS
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) QlikView
3 5 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (2.35%) CppUnit
2 2 (2.35%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.71%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.53%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) IT Support
7 3 (3.53%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.53%) WPF Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.35%) QA Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) Defect Manager
8 2 (2.35%) IT Administrator
8 2 (2.35%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) .NET
2 12 (14.12%) HTML
3 10 (11.76%) JSP
4 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.88%) XML
6 4 (4.71%) Web Services
6 4 (4.71%) WPF
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
8 2 (2.35%) SOAP
8 2 (2.35%) STL
8 2 (2.35%) Apache CXF
8 2 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.35%) Spring
8 2 (2.35%) JMS
8 2 (2.35%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.18%) WinForms
9 1 (1.18%) JSON
9 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.18%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) IVR
2 3 (3.53%) PMI
3 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) CMDB
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.06%) UNIX
6 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Project Management
2 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
4 8 (9.41%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Time Management
7 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.71%) Workflow
9 3 (3.53%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.53%) Process Management
9 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Web Development
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
9 3 (3.53%) MVVM
9 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) VBA
2 14 (16.47%) C#
2 14 (16.47%) SQL
3 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.88%) Java
4 5 (5.88%) VB
4 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.71%) VBScript
6 3 (3.53%) XAML
7 2 (2.35%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
4 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.88%) MCITP
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.53%) MOS
8 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.18%) PMP
9 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) HP
3 12 (14.12%) Oracle
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Citrix
5 6 (7.06%) VMware
6 5 (5.88%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.71%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (3.53%) Genesys
8 3 (3.53%) Symantec
8 3 (3.53%) Kofax
9 2 (2.35%) Google
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) EMC
9 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 2 (2.35%) Adobe
10 1 (1.18%) Progress
10 1 (1.18%) Sybase
10 1 (1.18%) Juniper
10 1 (1.18%) Apple