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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.59% 10.14% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 82.35% 60.87% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate £400 £450 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +115.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £387 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
17 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.43% 16.67% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Average daily rate £344 £407 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +23.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £347 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £451 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Erskine -5 14 £400 -11.11%
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) ITIL
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
7 12 (41.38%) SAN
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) MCSA
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (31.03%) DHCP
9 9 (31.03%) DNS
10 8 (27.59%) VMware
10 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
10 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
11 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
11 7 (24.14%) vSphere
11 7 (24.14%) HP
11 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (20.69%) Project Management
12 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 4 (13.79%) PKI
13 4 (13.79%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (24.14%) OpenStack
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) SAN
2 9 (31.03%) DHCP
2 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) NetBackup Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Performance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) MCSA
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (3.45%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.90%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle