Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 January 2019 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 81 54
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 66 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.54% 2.18% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 32.20% 31.84% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £156 £211 £255
90th Percentile £425 £485 £506
Scotland median daily rate £350 £275 £321
% change year-on-year +27.27% -14.33% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 - £20.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.15
% change year-on-year -5.19% +11.39% +41.26%

Microsoft Excel 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 205 201 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.90% 6.86% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 106 73
Edinburgh median daily rate £373 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £136
90th Percentile £500 £466 £460
Scotland median daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +12.00% +0.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 £16.68 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.79% -13.35% -17.97%
10th Percentile £21.75 £12.53 £15.60
90th Percentile £45.70 £29.73 £20.78
Scotland median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -28.95% +5.56%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (31.82%) Banking
5 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.70%) Analytics
8 12 (18.18%) Project Management
9 11 (16.67%) MS Visio
10 10 (15.15%) PMO
11 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (13.64%) VBA
12 8 (12.12%) SAS
12 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
12 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
12 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
13 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
13 7 (10.61%) Google
13 7 (10.61%) Google Analytics
14 6 (9.09%) Change Management
14 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
15 5 (7.58%) Adobe
15 5 (7.58%) WebTrends
15 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
15 5 (7.58%) Web Analytics
15 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (7.58%) Tableau
15 5 (7.58%) Tealium

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (12.12%) SAS
1 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.55%) SessionCam
3 1 (1.52%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.58%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.55%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Power BI
5 1 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.52%) QlikView
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Data Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Report Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Excel Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Excel Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) VBA Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Business Change Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Change Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) e-Learning Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Excel VBA Developer
10 2 (3.03%) IT Administrator
10 2 (3.03%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.03%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Analytics
2 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.58%) Tag Management
7 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.58%) Web Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.06%) Workshop Facilitation
9 3 (4.55%) Data Management
9 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) VBA
3 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) MCP
1 1 (1.52%) MCSE
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS 9
3 2 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Google
3 5 (7.58%) Adobe
3 5 (7.58%) Tableau
3 5 (7.58%) Tealium
4 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.55%) DoubleClick
4 3 (4.55%) Facebook
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Planview
4 3 (4.55%) Tealeaf
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Vermilion