The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.32% 8.11% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£280 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 West Lothian region.

Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.37% 16.22% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £280 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +7.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -7 5 £280 -30.00% 1
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Toad
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Netezza
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (16.67%) Teradata
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
1 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Ergonomics
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
2 2 (16.67%) Netezza
3 1 (8.33%) Omniture
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
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