The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 196 191 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.77% 6.33% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 58.86% 50.26% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 101 84
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £11.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -64.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £8.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £24.62 £60.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
333 380 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.50% 12.60% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 194 160
Median daily rate £325 £318 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 21
Median hourly rate £15.82 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £36.00 £36.55
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Edinburgh +1 78 £306 +2.00% 16
Renfrewshire -8 53 £360 +33.33% 1
Glasgow -15 41 £335 +3.07% 18
Fife +11 5 £325 -
Dundee +3 4 - - 2
Scottish Borders 0 3 £190 +65.21% 1
Aberdeen -8 1 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 243 (69.03%) Microsoft
2 120 (34.09%) Windows
3 112 (31.82%) Finance
4 98 (27.84%) Security Cleared
5 94 (26.70%) PowerShell
6 88 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 87 (24.72%) SQL
8 86 (24.43%) SQL Server
9 82 (23.30%) Windows Server
10 76 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 64 (18.18%) HP
14 63 (17.90%) MS Office
15 57 (16.19%) ITIL
15 57 (16.19%) Migration
16 56 (15.91%) SC Cleared
17 53 (15.06%) VMware
18 47 (13.35%) Banking
19 43 (12.22%) Degree
19 43 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (11.65%) SharePoint
20 41 (11.65%) OpenStack
21 40 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
22 39 (11.08%) MS Exchange
23 38 (10.80%) DNS
24 37 (10.51%) DHCP
24 37 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (10.23%) SAN
26 34 (9.66%) MCSE

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 41 (11.65%) OpenStack
1 41 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 39 (11.08%) MS Exchange
3 26 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 20 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (5.68%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.99%) IIS
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.42%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) CMS
10 2 (0.57%) Confluence
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) SAS
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (17.90%) MS Office
2 40 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (9.09%) MS Project
4 28 (7.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) assyst
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.57%) Primavera
5 1 (0.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.66%) Office 365
2 31 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.98%) PaaS
4 12 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.80%) DNS
2 37 (10.51%) DHCP
3 36 (10.23%) SAN
4 21 (5.97%) Skype
5 16 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.41%) LAN
7 11 (3.13%) WAN
8 10 (2.84%) SNMP
8 10 (2.84%) SSL
9 5 (1.42%) SMTP
10 4 (1.14%) Firewall
10 4 (1.14%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.14%) Network Security
10 4 (1.14%) VPN
11 3 (0.85%) Internet
11 3 (0.85%) Wireless
12 2 (0.57%) BGP
12 2 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.57%) MPLS
12 2 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.55%) MS Access
4 15 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.98%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.42%) GIS
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.14%) HDInsight
12 4 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.85%) OLTP
13 3 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 11 (3.13%) MSBuild
1 11 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.70%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.70%) JIRA
3 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.57%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.57%) JUnit
5 2 (0.57%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
6 1 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.28%) Toad
6 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 112 (31.82%) Finance
2 47 (13.35%) Banking
3 16 (4.55%) Legal
3 16 (4.55%) Retail
4 10 (2.84%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Billing
6 5 (1.42%) Front Office
7 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) International Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (23.01%) Analyst
2 37 (10.51%) Architect
3 21 (5.97%) Developer
4 19 (5.40%) Technical Architect
5 17 (4.83%) Administrator
5 17 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 16 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (3.98%) Data Analyst
7 14 (3.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 12 (3.41%) Consultant
9 11 (3.13%) IT Support
9 11 (3.13%) Test Analyst
10 10 (2.84%) Azure Architect
10 10 (2.84%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.27%) Project Analyst
11 8 (2.27%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.27%) SQL Developer
12 7 (1.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (1.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.38%) .NET
2 19 (5.40%) ASP.NET
3 12 (3.41%) Entity Framework
3 12 (3.41%) HTML
4 9 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.56%) CSS
4 9 (2.56%) jQuery
5 8 (2.27%) XML
6 6 (1.70%) XSLT
7 5 (1.42%) Web Services
8 4 (1.14%) JSP
8 4 (1.14%) Middleware
9 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.85%) Google Maps API
10 2 (0.57%) CSS3
10 2 (0.57%) HTML5
10 2 (0.57%) MyBatis
10 2 (0.57%) RESTful
10 2 (0.57%) WCF
10 2 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.83%) Clustering
3 17 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.99%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.42%) PKI
6 4 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.14%) Statistics
7 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.57%) CMDB
8 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (34.09%) Windows
2 82 (23.30%) Windows Server
3 76 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (7.39%) Linux
7 20 (5.68%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.56%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.70%) AIX
9 6 (1.70%) Unix
10 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.85%) Solaris
13 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) CatOS
13 2 (0.57%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.19%) ITIL
1 57 (16.19%) Migration
2 43 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (9.09%) Project Management
4 30 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (5.97%) Change Management
6 19 (5.40%) CRM
7 18 (5.11%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (4.83%) Load Balancing
8 17 (4.83%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 15 (4.26%) MVC
11 14 (3.98%) Logistics
11 14 (3.98%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.69%) Service Management
13 12 (3.41%) Conflict Management
13 12 (3.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.70%) PowerShell
2 87 (24.72%) SQL
3 29 (8.24%) C#
4 22 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.68%) VBScript
6 19 (5.40%) Java
7 14 (3.98%) VBA
8 12 (3.41%) Perl
8 12 (3.41%) Python
8 12 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.56%) Bourne shell
9 9 (2.56%) C++
9 9 (2.56%) Ruby
10 8 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.27%) Korn
10 8 (2.27%) VB
11 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.42%) C
13 4 (1.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (27.84%) Security Cleared
2 70 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 43 (12.22%) Degree
5 34 (9.66%) MCSE
6 31 (8.81%) MCSA
7 18 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.56%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 8 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (2.27%) MCP
10 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.70%) MCITP
12 4 (1.14%) CCNA
12 4 (1.14%) ISEB
12 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.85%) MCTS
14 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.84%) SLA
4 4 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 88 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.39%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.40%) vSphere
5 11 (3.13%) Docker
5 11 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.84%) XenApp
7 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (6.53%) SCCM
2 14 (3.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (3.41%) Puppet
4 11 (3.13%) Ansible
4 11 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.70%) SCOM
7 5 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.42%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.42%) WSUS
8 4 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.57%) Netcool
11 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.28%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 243 (69.03%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.18%) HP
3 53 (15.06%) VMware
4 33 (9.38%) Oracle
5 32 (9.09%) Citrix
6 14 (3.98%) IronPort
7 11 (3.13%) Splunk
8 10 (2.84%) Altiris
8 10 (2.84%) Cisco
8 10 (2.84%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.99%) SAP
9 7 (1.99%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.70%) CA
10 6 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.42%) AppSense
11 5 (1.42%) arcserve
11 5 (1.42%) IBM
11 5 (1.42%) Nintex
11 5 (1.42%) Symantec
12 4 (1.14%) EMC
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