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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 117 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Applications category 2.70% 2.38% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £238 £255
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £10.93 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -3.19%
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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
259 294 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.39% 12.05% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 129 166
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £27.40 £20.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) BT
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) BT
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