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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.24% 13.04% 23.33%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 50.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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£304 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £358 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £394 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
34 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.13% 26.09% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 6
Average daily rate £310 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £438 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
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 29 August 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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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 29 August 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 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
1 39 (88.64%) Security Cleared
2 36 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) Workflow
5 14 (31.82%) HP
6 13 (29.55%) VBScript
6 13 (29.55%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) Software Packaging
7 12 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (25.00%) MS Project
8 11 (25.00%) MS Office
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
10 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
11 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
12 7 (15.91%) Build Automation
12 7 (15.91%) Change Management
12 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.64%) Release Management
13 6 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
14 5 (11.36%) MS Project Server
14 5 (11.36%) QA
14 5 (11.36%) InfoPath
14 5 (11.36%) Programme Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project Server
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Project
1 11 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (11.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
1 3 (6.82%) Junos
2 2 (4.55%) RIP
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) MS Access
2 3 (6.82%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.82%) MSI
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Applications Packager
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Release Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Programme Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Packager
7 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Release Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Tools Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Support
9 1 (2.27%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Software Packaging
2 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Workflow
2 13 (29.55%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
4 7 (15.91%) Build Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Release Management
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) VBScript
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VBA
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (88.64%) Security Cleared
2 36 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) PMP
4 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Juniper
3 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee
3 3 (6.82%) AppSense
3 3 (6.82%) Crossbeam
3 3 (6.82%) TippingPoint
3 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) F5
4 2 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) 3PAR