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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 53 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.10% 8.72% 6.01%
As % of the Applications category 53.00% 60.44% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 30
Average daily rate
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£303 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.40 £15.50 £9.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% +55.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.20 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.71 £15.50 £12.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +0.87%
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
100 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.51% 14.42% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 64
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £113 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £14.65 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £15.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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 31 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.05%) Finance
3 23 (26.74%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) Data Analysis
5 18 (20.93%) MS Office
6 17 (19.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (17.44%) Project Management
7 15 (17.44%) Windows
8 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.12%) VBA
9 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
10 12 (13.95%) Banking
10 12 (13.95%) MS Project
10 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
12 10 (11.63%) ITIL
13 8 (9.30%) UNIX
13 8 (9.30%) Citrix
13 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
14 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
14 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
14 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
14 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.14%) VMware
15 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
15 6 (6.98%) HP
15 6 (6.98%) SCCM
15 6 (6.98%) Time Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Lync
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Office
2 17 (19.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (13.95%) MS Project
4 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WLAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) QlikView
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) MS Access
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.16%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.16%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Junior
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Excel Developer
5 5 (5.81%) MI Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.65%) Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.49%) Project Administrator
7 3 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) JSP
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) Spring
2 1 (1.16%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.16%) RESTful
2 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.16%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) PKI
4 3 (3.49%) GIS
5 2 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.33%) PDA
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Equities
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) UNIX
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Data Analysis
2 15 (17.44%) Project Management
3 10 (11.63%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.98%) Time Management
6 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Release Management
7 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) ETL
7 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.81%) RAD
8 4 (4.65%) CRM
8 4 (4.65%) Validation
8 4 (4.65%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.65%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) VBA
3 4 (4.65%) Java
4 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) C#
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CRISC
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) CISA
7 1 (1.16%) CISM
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.16%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) Netcool
6 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Citrix
3 7 (8.14%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) HP
5 5 (5.81%) Symantec
6 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) CommVault
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) McAfee
7 3 (3.49%) NetApp
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
9 1 (1.16%) Informatica
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas
9 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.16%) Teradata
9 1 (1.16%) Google
9 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago