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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel 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
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 14.29% - 3.85%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£118 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 14.29% 14.29% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £118 £125 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft