Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 19 November 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 Office
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.22% 7.45% 8.24%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 70.00% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Aberdeen median daily rate £160 £140 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -61.38% +24.73%
10th Percentile £152 £135 £311
90th Percentile £382 £145 £424
Scotland median daily rate £215 £275 £267
% change year-on-year -21.82% +3.19% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +9.62% -56.67%
Scotland median hourly rate £12.00 £15.82 £15.26
% change year-on-year -24.12% +3.67% +22.04%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 7.46% 10.64% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Aberdeen median daily rate £155 £140 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -67.54% +59.35%
10th Percentile £135 £135 £260
90th Percentile £354 £145 £499
Scotland median daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year +3.50% -1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% -66.86% +81.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.23 £19.00
90th Percentile £15.15 £15.48 £122.60
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.76
% change year-on-year -6.90% +5.42% -22.51%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Aberdeen

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Aberdeen

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Aberdeen

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Indirect Procurement
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

Microsoft Office
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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Report Writer
2 2 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSRS Report Writer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Indirect Procurement
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Xerox