The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 25.00% 100.00% 50.00%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £190 £115 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £115 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £115 £127
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders region.

Applications Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 25.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £190 £115 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £128
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Scottish Borders region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Scottish Borders region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Melrose -1 1 £105 -8.69%
Selkirk - 1 £275 - 1
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scottish Borders region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft