Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 79 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 69 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.39% 2.09% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 32.55% 32.97% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £360 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +5.43%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £218
90th Percentile £438 £495 £468
Scotland median daily rate £320 £313 £321
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.65% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.63 £14.75 £10.65
% change year-on-year +5.93% +38.50% +12.11%

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 212 185 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.36% 6.34% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 95 104
Edinburgh median daily rate £368 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £123 £113 £137
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year - +3.75% -3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £23.08 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.68% +32.56% +12.27%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.54 £13.61
90th Percentile £58.42 £32.62 £20.63
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% +5.42%

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 17 November 2018.

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

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 47 (68.12%) Finance
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 24 (34.78%) Banking
5 23 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (18.84%) Analytics
9 12 (17.39%) VBA
9 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.94%) PMO
11 10 (14.49%) SAS
11 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.59%) Project Management
13 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (10.14%) Migration
13 7 (10.14%) Google
13 7 (10.14%) Google Analytics
13 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (8.70%) Data Management
14 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.70%) MS Access
14 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (7.25%) WebTrends
15 5 (7.25%) Adobe
15 5 (7.25%) Oracle
15 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
15 5 (7.25%) Web Analytics

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 10 (14.49%) SAS
1 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.35%) SessionCam
3 2 (2.90%) Actimize
4 1 (1.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.25%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (4.35%) AdWords
3 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.70%) MS Access
3 2 (2.90%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 47 (68.12%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Excel Developer
5 5 (7.25%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Report Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Junior
7 3 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) VBA Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.90%) Fraud Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.90%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.90%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.84%) Analytics
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Data Management
7 5 (7.25%) Tag Management
7 5 (7.25%) Web Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (5.80%) ETL
8 4 (5.80%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) VBA
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) PMO
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) IFRS
3 2 (2.90%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Planview
3 5 (7.25%) Tableau
3 5 (7.25%) Tealium
4 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.35%) DoubleClick
4 3 (4.35%) Facebook
4 3 (4.35%) Tealeaf
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) Talend
5 2 (2.90%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) VMware