The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 42 28 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 73 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 4.81% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 49.18% 54.48% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 56
Median daily rate £350 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £137 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -52.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 61 134 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.80% 8.83% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 78 111
Median daily rate £350 £325 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -45.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (51.61%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (29.03%) MS Office
5 15 (24.19%) Windows
6 12 (19.35%) SQL
6 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.52%) Banking
10 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.90%) Project Management
10 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Change Management
11 7 (11.29%) Degree
12 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
12 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (9.68%) ITIL
12 6 (9.68%) Oracle
13 5 (8.06%) Sybase
13 5 (8.06%) SAP
13 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
13 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
13 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
13 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (8.06%) Scrum

MS Excel
Top Related 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 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Moodle
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (29.03%) MS Office
3 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.45%) MS Project
5 1 (1.61%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP BPC
1 5 (8.06%) SAP MII
2 2 (3.23%) Sonata
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) DHCP
1 4 (6.45%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) VPN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) FTP
3 2 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.61%) Skype
4 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.06%) MaxDB
2 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) NWDI
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.23%) MSTest
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (51.61%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.23%) Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Junior
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.61%) ISPF
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) iSeries
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.61%) Tandem
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) Project Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
3 7 (11.29%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Scrum
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) JCL
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) PMO
2 4 (6.45%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Sybase
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper
5 2 (3.23%) Mitel
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Sophos
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