The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 118 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 2.06% 2.24% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£304 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -13.86%
Spreadsheet
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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
339 312 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.19% 12.55% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 144 145
Average daily rate £304 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £121 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 36
Average hourly rate £17.25 £12.95 £13.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.23% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.13 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
Glasgow -14 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 1
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) CMDB
7 1 (10.00%) Billing
7 1 (10.00%) BT
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) WAN

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) BT
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