The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.38% 11.43% 21.21%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 57.14% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
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£307 £348 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.65% -4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £391 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.93%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
35 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.29% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 8
Average daily rate £323 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £438 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Renfrewshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Renfrewshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paisley - 1 - -
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
4 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 16 (34.78%) Project Management
6 15 (32.61%) Workflow
6 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (30.43%) MS Project
8 13 (28.26%) VBScript
8 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
8 13 (28.26%) Software Packaging
9 12 (26.09%) MS Office
9 12 (26.09%) HP
10 11 (23.91%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
13 8 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
14 7 (15.22%) MS Project Server
14 7 (15.22%) InfoPath
14 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
14 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
14 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.22%) C#
14 7 (15.22%) SQL
15 6 (13.04%) VBA
15 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 7 (15.22%) MS Project Server
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Project
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
3 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
4 7 (15.22%) InfoPath
5 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Network Security
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.52%) Junos
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) RIP
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MS Access
3 3 (6.52%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) MSI
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Applications Packager
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Release Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Tools Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Programme Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Software Packager
7 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Software Packaging
2 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Project Management
2 15 (32.61%) Workflow
3 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
5 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Release Management
9 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Build Automation
9 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Change Management
10 3 (6.52%) Time Management
10 3 (6.52%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
11 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.35%) Network Management
12 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) VBScript
2 7 (15.22%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) VBA
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
3 3 (6.52%) Crossbeam
3 3 (6.52%) F5
3 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
3 3 (6.52%) AppSense
3 3 (6.52%) McAfee
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
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