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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 125 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 2.96% 2.03% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£316 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
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
372 344 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.34% 12.56% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 172 149
Average daily rate £325 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.32 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £32.90 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £300 -
Glasgow +3 4 £333 - 2
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Planview
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Planview