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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 47 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.31% 7.42% 5.75%
As % of the Applications category 67.14% 48.89% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 25
Median daily rate £335 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.59 £17.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
70 135 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.89% 15.19% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 41
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £160 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 1
Median hourly rate £13.73 £27.44 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.98% +149.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 29 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 29 (31.87%) SQL
4 24 (26.37%) Finance
5 22 (24.18%) .NET
6 21 (23.08%) MS Office
6 21 (23.08%) Windows
7 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
8 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
9 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
10 15 (16.48%) HP
10 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 12 (13.19%) C#
12 12 (13.19%) MS Access
12 12 (13.19%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (12.09%) Change Management
13 11 (12.09%) CRM
13 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.09%) ITIL
13 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
13 11 (12.09%) Degree
14 10 (10.99%) QA
14 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (10.99%) HTML
14 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
14 10 (10.99%) Oracle

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 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.49%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Primavera
2 1 (1.10%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) DHCP
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) Skype
4 2 (2.20%) Network Security
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) 3G
5 1 (1.10%) ADSL
5 1 (1.10%) Broadband
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) SNMP
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) MS Access
3 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.79%) Star Schema
5 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.10%) GIS
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.20%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Front Office
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 10 (10.99%) Architect
3 8 (8.79%) Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Administrator
7 3 (3.30%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.30%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Test Specialist
7 3 (3.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) .NET
2 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.99%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.30%) JSP
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.20%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) jQuery
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Clustering
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) EPoS
4 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.69%) Linux
4 7 (7.69%) Unix
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.09%) Change Management
2 11 (12.09%) CRM
2 11 (12.09%) ITIL
3 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (8.79%) Migration
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Analytics
5 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.59%) Data Stewardship
6 6 (6.59%) Logistics
6 6 (6.59%) MVC
6 6 (6.59%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.59%) Security Testing
6 6 (6.59%) Service Management
6 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.19%) C#
5 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.79%) VBA
7 5 (5.49%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) VB
7 5 (5.49%) VBScript
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Jython
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) Degree
4 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
5 10 (10.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.79%) MCITP
7 8 (8.79%) MCSE
8 7 (7.69%) ISEB
8 7 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (6.59%) MCSA
10 4 (4.40%) BC Cleared
10 4 (4.40%) CCNA
10 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.30%) MCP
11 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.20%) MCTS
13 1 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) Netcool
3 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) HP
3 12 (13.19%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (10.99%) Oracle
5 9 (9.89%) VMware
6 6 (6.59%) Cisco
7 5 (5.49%) Citrix
8 3 (3.30%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.20%) Twitter
9 2 (2.20%) Veritas
10 1 (1.10%) Adobe
10 1 (1.10%) Apple
10 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.10%) CA
10 1 (1.10%) Cognos
10 1 (1.10%) Dell
10 1 (1.10%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.10%) Reuters