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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 65 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.46% 5.90% 7.40%
As % of the Applications category 50.39% 48.24% 54.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £122 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.35 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
129 85 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.81% 12.23% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 83
Average daily rate £325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £108 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 6
Average hourly rate £29.22 £11.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.63% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £11.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.93%) Finance
3 35 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 31 (27.68%) SQL
5 29 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (23.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
8 19 (16.96%) Banking
8 19 (16.96%) Project Management
9 18 (16.07%) MS Project
9 18 (16.07%) MS Office
10 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
11 16 (14.29%) VBA
11 16 (14.29%) Windows
12 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
13 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
14 11 (9.82%) Time Management
15 10 (8.93%) ITIL
16 9 (8.04%) Citrix
16 9 (8.04%) QlikView
16 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (8.04%) VMware
17 8 (7.14%) Degree
17 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
17 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (7.14%) Analytics
18 7 (6.25%) Data Transformation
18 7 (6.25%) Tableau
18 7 (6.25%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) Lync
3 3 (2.68%) SAS
4 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.89%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (23.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (16.07%) MS Project
2 18 (16.07%) MS Office
3 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) SAN
2 4 (3.57%) LAN
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.89%) Junos
5 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) WLAN
5 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.89%) Network Security
5 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) QlikView
3 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.68%) MS Access
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.89%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
1 1 (0.89%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 38 (33.93%) Finance
2 19 (16.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Back Office
5 3 (2.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Analyst
2 14 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 14 (12.50%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.36%) MI Analyst
4 6 (5.36%) Consultant
5 5 (4.46%) Junior
5 5 (4.46%) Excel Developer
6 4 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 4 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 4 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.68%) DBA
7 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.68%) Administrator
7 3 (2.68%) Process Analyst
7 3 (2.68%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (2.68%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.89%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.89%) RESTful
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) JSP
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.89%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Equities
3 4 (3.57%) PKI
4 3 (2.68%) GIS
4 3 (2.68%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) PDA
5 2 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) UNIX
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.46%) Linux
5 5 (4.46%) AIX
6 3 (2.68%) Solaris
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 19 (16.96%) Project Management
3 11 (9.82%) Time Management
4 10 (8.93%) ITIL
5 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.14%) Analytics
6 7 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 7 (6.25%) Service Management
6 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.36%) Release Management
8 5 (4.46%) RAD
9 4 (3.57%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.57%) Resource Management
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.68%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) VBA
3 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.68%) Java
4 2 (1.79%) C#
4 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) CRISC
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.46%) CISA
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) CISM
6 2 (1.79%) MCITP
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
6 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.89%) CCIE
7 1 (0.89%) CCNP
7 1 (0.89%) ISEB
7 1 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) COBIT
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.46%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.89%) Netcool
6 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Citrix
2 9 (8.04%) VMware
3 7 (6.25%) Tableau
3 7 (6.25%) HP
3 7 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 7 (6.25%) Symantec
4 6 (5.36%) EMC
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco
5 5 (4.46%) Dell
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle
6 4 (3.57%) McAfee
6 4 (3.57%) NetApp
6 4 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (0.89%) Lumension
7 1 (0.89%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.89%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.89%) F5
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
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