The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Lothian region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 4.17% 14.81%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 16.67% 4.17% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
Scotland

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
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 23 July 2014. 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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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 +5 4 £388 +7.63% 3
MS Excel
Scotland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Ergonomics
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Ergonomics
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago