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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.55% - 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£95 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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
12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.32% 2.08% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £175 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Front Office
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) MS Access
7 4 (23.53%) MS Project
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Control-M
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
8 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Bloomberg
8 3 (17.65%) E-Learning
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
8 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 3 (17.65%) Sybase
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) VB
9 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) MS Project
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MS Access
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Front Office
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Trainer
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Development Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
1 3 (17.65%) E-Learning
1 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) IBM