The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 9.89% - 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£190 - £275
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 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
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 Stirling region.

Applications Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 20.88% 9.30% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate £238 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) MS Access
3 7 (36.84%) Front Office
3 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) MS Project
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Sybase
7 3 (15.79%) VBA
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MS Access
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) DTS
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Front Office
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Access Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VBA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Trainer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe