Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.67% 1.37% 8.55%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 7.14% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £134 - £270
10th Percentile £112 - £194
90th Percentile £155 - £404
Scotland median daily rate £345 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +15.00% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £13.73 £13.50
% change year-on-year -8.93% +1.67% +36.36%

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 14 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 10.09% 19.18% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Aberdeen median daily rate £160 £110 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -64.52% +37.78%
10th Percentile £118 £105 £162
90th Percentile £302 £115 £470
Scotland median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Aberdeen median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.56% +181.25% -46.67%
10th Percentile £13.65 £29.20 £15.23
90th Percentile £29.95 £50.00 £41.30
Scotland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% -12.50% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Aberdeen

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Aberdeen

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Records Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Report Writer
1 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SSRS Report Writer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Assistant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (25.00%) Records Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft