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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.00% 8.05% -
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 46.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £370 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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
5 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.00% 17.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £340 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) NDS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Planning Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) NDS
1 1 (16.67%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Pega