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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 124 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Applications category 1.36% 1.93% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £280 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +41.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
Spreadsheet
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
368 311 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 12.30% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 151 158
Average daily rate £315 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.33 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 May 2015. 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 -4 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £250 -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (12.50%) Email Management
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) PMO Assistant
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Web Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
1 1 (12.50%) Email Management
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
1 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy