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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 135 184 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.32% 5.76% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 55.79% 50.27% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 85
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 5
Median hourly rate £14.66 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.25% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £14.70 £71.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
242 366 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.53% 11.47% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 168 176
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £116.00 £44.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -3 64 £300 -7.69% 12
Glasgow -15 29 £248 -23.84% 9
Renfrewshire -1 26 £300 +11.11%
Fife +14 7 £325 - 1
Dundee -1 2 - -
Scottish Borders -3 1 £105 -8.69% 1
Moray - 1 £125 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 247 (69.58%) Microsoft
2 123 (34.65%) Windows
3 110 (30.99%) Finance
4 95 (26.76%) Security Cleared
5 94 (26.48%) PowerShell
6 87 (24.51%) Active Directory
7 79 (22.25%) SQL
7 79 (22.25%) SQL Server
8 76 (21.41%) Windows Server
9 73 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 68 (19.15%) MS Office
11 68 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (17.18%) HP
13 57 (16.06%) Migration
14 54 (15.21%) SC Cleared
15 53 (14.93%) ITIL
16 52 (14.65%) VMware
17 46 (12.96%) Banking
18 45 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
20 42 (11.83%) SharePoint
21 41 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
21 41 (11.55%) Degree
22 39 (10.99%) MS Exchange
23 37 (10.42%) Oracle
23 37 (10.42%) Citrix
24 35 (9.86%) .NET
24 35 (9.86%) OpenStack
25 34 (9.58%) Office 365

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 42 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 39 (10.99%) MS Exchange
3 35 (9.86%) OpenStack
4 27 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (6.76%) Skype for Business
7 20 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.97%) IIS
9 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.41%) Apache
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.56%) CMS
12 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 68 (19.15%) MS Office
2 44 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (8.45%) MS Project
4 29 (8.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) assyst
2 3 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.85%) Sonata
3 2 (0.56%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.58%) Office 365
2 28 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.94%) PaaS
4 13 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.01%) DNS
2 31 (8.73%) DHCP
3 30 (8.45%) SAN
4 22 (6.20%) Skype
5 18 (5.07%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.66%) SNMP
6 13 (3.66%) SSL
7 12 (3.38%) LAN
8 10 (2.82%) WAN
9 7 (1.97%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.41%) SMTP
11 4 (1.13%) Firewall
11 4 (1.13%) Internet
11 4 (1.13%) Network Security
12 3 (0.85%) Wireless
13 2 (0.56%) BGP
13 2 (0.56%) MPLS
13 2 (0.56%) OSPF
13 2 (0.56%) VoIP
13 2 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.51%) MS Access
3 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.69%) GIS
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.85%) HDInsight
10 3 (0.85%) OLTP
10 3 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (3.66%) MSBuild
2 11 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (3.10%) TeamCity
3 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.54%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.25%) JIRA
5 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.13%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.13%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.56%) JUnit
7 2 (0.56%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.28%) MSI
8 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.28%) Toad
8 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.28%) WinRunner
General
1 110 (30.99%) Finance
2 46 (12.96%) Banking
3 18 (5.07%) Legal
4 14 (3.94%) Retail
5 9 (2.54%) Billing
6 7 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.13%) Front Office
8 4 (1.13%) Marketing
9 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (23.10%) Analyst
2 32 (9.01%) Architect
3 19 (5.35%) Developer
4 18 (5.07%) Administrator
5 17 (4.79%) Technical Architect
6 15 (4.23%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (3.94%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (3.66%) Consultant
8 13 (3.66%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.38%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.10%) IT Support
11 10 (2.82%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.82%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) Azure Architect
12 9 (2.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 8 (2.25%) Project Analyst
14 7 (1.97%) Messaging Engineer
14 7 (1.97%) Senior Manager
14 7 (1.97%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.86%) .NET
2 19 (5.35%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.66%) HTML
4 11 (3.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.10%) Entity Framework
5 10 (2.82%) CSS
6 9 (2.54%) jQuery
7 8 (2.25%) XML
8 7 (1.97%) Web Services
9 6 (1.69%) XSLT
10 4 (1.13%) JSP
11 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.85%) Google Maps API
11 3 (0.85%) Middleware
11 3 (0.85%) WCF
11 3 (0.85%) WPF
12 2 (0.56%) CSS3
12 2 (0.56%) HTML5
12 2 (0.56%) MyBatis
12 2 (0.56%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.79%) Clustering
5 7 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.41%) PKI
7 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.13%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.13%) Statistics
8 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.28%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 123 (34.65%) Windows
2 76 (21.41%) Windows Server
3 73 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (7.32%) Linux
7 21 (5.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.54%) Unix
10 5 (1.41%) AIX
10 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.85%) Solaris
13 2 (0.56%) CatOS
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.06%) Migration
2 53 (14.93%) ITIL
3 41 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (9.01%) Project Management
6 27 (7.61%) Change Management
7 21 (5.92%) Business Analysis
7 21 (5.92%) Configuration Management
8 19 (5.35%) CRM
9 17 (4.79%) Load Balancing
10 16 (4.51%) MVC
11 15 (4.23%) Service Management
12 14 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.94%) Workflow
13 13 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.66%) DevOps
13 13 (3.66%) Logistics
13 13 (3.66%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.48%) PowerShell
2 79 (22.25%) SQL
3 30 (8.45%) C#
4 22 (6.20%) Java
4 22 (6.20%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.20%) VBScript
5 18 (5.07%) VBA
6 12 (3.38%) Python
6 12 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.10%) Perl
8 9 (2.54%) Bourne shell
8 9 (2.54%) C++
8 9 (2.54%) Ruby
8 9 (2.54%) VB
9 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.25%) Korn
10 7 (1.97%) C
11 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.13%) PHP
13 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 68 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (15.21%) SC Cleared
4 41 (11.55%) Degree
5 34 (9.58%) MCSE
6 29 (8.17%) MCSA
7 13 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.82%) ISTQB
9 9 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.25%) BC Cleared
10 8 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.69%) MCITP
12 6 (1.69%) MCP
13 5 (1.41%) ISEB
13 5 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.13%) CCNA
14 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.10%) SLA
3 7 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.13%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 87 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.66%) vSphere
5 12 (3.38%) XenApp
6 11 (3.10%) Docker
7 9 (2.54%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 27 (7.61%) SCCM
2 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (3.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (3.66%) Puppet
3 13 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.10%) Ansible
6 7 (1.97%) SCOM
7 5 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.41%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.41%) WSUS
8 4 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.56%) Netcool
10 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.28%) OpenView
10 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 247 (69.58%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.18%) HP
3 52 (14.65%) VMware
4 37 (10.42%) Citrix
4 37 (10.42%) Oracle
5 15 (4.23%) IronPort
6 13 (3.66%) Altiris
7 11 (3.10%) Splunk
8 10 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.82%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.54%) Cisco
10 7 (1.97%) SAP
10 7 (1.97%) Symantec
11 6 (1.69%) CA
11 6 (1.69%) IBM
11 6 (1.69%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.41%) AppSense
12 5 (1.41%) arcserve
12 5 (1.41%) Nintex
13 4 (1.13%) Lumension
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