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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.33% 10.19% 13.50%
As % of the Applications category 75.56% 50.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 15
Median daily rate £320 £325 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £432 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -8.24%
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
45 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 17.65% 20.37% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 29
Median daily rate £297 £220 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% -29.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -5 32 £297 -8.56%
Paisley +7 1 £425 -
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 77 (88.51%) Microsoft
2 70 (80.46%) Windows
3 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
3 59 (67.82%) PowerShell
4 54 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (58.62%) HP
5 51 (58.62%) Security Cleared
6 49 (56.32%) Windows Server
7 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (45.98%) SC Cleared
9 36 (41.38%) OpenStack
10 32 (36.78%) MS Exchange
10 32 (36.78%) VMware
10 32 (36.78%) Degree
11 31 (35.63%) SharePoint
11 31 (35.63%) MCSE
12 30 (34.48%) SQL
12 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
12 30 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
14 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (31.03%) Office 365
15 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (28.74%) Skype for Business
16 25 (28.74%) DNS
16 25 (28.74%) Migration
17 24 (27.59%) Load Balancing
17 24 (27.59%) Skype
18 23 (26.44%) DHCP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 36 (41.38%) OpenStack
2 32 (36.78%) MS Exchange
3 31 (35.63%) SharePoint
4 30 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (28.74%) Skype for Business
7 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (18.39%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (5.75%) IIS
10 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (1.15%) Apache
12 1 (1.15%) CMS
12 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.30%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) DNS
2 24 (27.59%) Skype
3 23 (26.44%) DHCP
4 17 (19.54%) SAN
5 11 (12.64%) SNMP
5 11 (12.64%) SSL
5 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.75%) SMTP
7 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.30%) Firewall
8 2 (2.30%) Internet
8 2 (2.30%) Intranet
8 2 (2.30%) LAN
8 2 (2.30%) WAN
9 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.15%) LDAP
9 1 (1.15%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) QlikView
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.30%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.75%) Billing
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (9.20%) Lync Specialist
1 8 (9.20%) Messaging Specialist
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365 Specialist
1 8 (9.20%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (6.90%) Administrator
3 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (4.60%) Analyst
4 4 (4.60%) Consultant
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Specialist
4 4 (4.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (4.60%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (3.45%) Logistics Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (3.45%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (3.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) jQuery
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.94%) Clustering
3 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) PKI
5 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Economics
9 1 (1.15%) EPoS
9 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Replication
9 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (80.46%) Windows
2 49 (56.32%) Windows Server
3 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.60%) Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Migration
2 24 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 21 (24.14%) ITIL
4 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.05%) High Availability
7 6 (6.90%) Conflict Management
7 6 (6.90%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.75%) Application Packaging
8 5 (5.75%) Logistics
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
9 4 (4.60%) Validation
10 3 (3.45%) Test Management
10 3 (3.45%) Workflow
11 2 (2.30%) Change Control
11 2 (2.30%) People Management
11 2 (2.30%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) PowerShell
2 30 (34.48%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) C
5 2 (2.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 40 (45.98%) SC Cleared
4 32 (36.78%) Degree
5 31 (35.63%) MCSE
6 18 (20.69%) MCSA
7 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.30%) MCP
9 2 (2.30%) MCTS
10 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.20%) Terminal Services
4 8 (9.20%) XenApp
5 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.75%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) PowerCLI
2 16 (18.39%) SCCM
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (13.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (12.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (5.75%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (5.75%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) SCOM
5 5 (5.75%) SCVMM
5 5 (5.75%) WSUS
6 4 (4.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.15%) OpenView
9 1 (1.15%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 77 (88.51%) Microsoft
2 51 (58.62%) HP
3 32 (36.78%) VMware
4 20 (22.99%) Citrix
5 14 (16.09%) IronPort
6 11 (12.64%) Altiris
7 6 (6.90%) AppSense
8 5 (5.75%) arcserve
8 5 (5.75%) CA
8 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.75%) Symantec
9 4 (4.60%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.60%) Brocade
9 4 (4.60%) Lumension
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle
10 2 (2.30%) SAP
11 1 (1.15%) Lotus
11 1 (1.15%) Nintex
11 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.15%) Sitecore