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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 117 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.27% 0.099%
As % of the Applications category 1.42% 2.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.93 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +8.00%
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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
282 275 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.52% 12.29% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 112 144
Average daily rate £350 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £111 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £402 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.99 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £85.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Email Management
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Email Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BT
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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