Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 69 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 50 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.23% 2.52% 2.41%
As % of the Applications category 34.25% 30.33% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -2.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £204
90th Percentile £476 £440 £445
Scotland median daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% -10.27%

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 146 244 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.52% 8.31% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 140 61
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £133 £117 £115
90th Percentile £473 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +42.27%
10th Percentile £16.53 £9.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £37.93 £43.00 £23.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% +16.67% -5.26%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Public Sector
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) Banking
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) Project Management
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.00%) PMO
7 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.00%) SAS
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Change Management
10 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.00%) MS Access
11 4 (8.00%) Oracle
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.00%) DB2
12 3 (6.00%) Windows
12 3 (6.00%) VBA
12 3 (6.00%) SLA
12 3 (6.00%) Service Management

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 5 (10.00%) SAS
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MS Access
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) Power BI
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) DataStage
3 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Public Sector
3 13 (26.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Access VBA Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) HR Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) HR Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.00%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (4.00%) Data Strategy
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) UiPath
4 1 (2.00%) Workday