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 3 months to 22 June 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 Excel
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 35 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.91% 4.64% 4.34%
As % of the Applications category 54.69% 47.01% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 37
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  

Microsoft 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 64 134 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.33% 9.86% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 84 85
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 23 (41.82%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) Banking
4 16 (29.09%) MS Visio
5 15 (27.27%) Project Management
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (18.18%) PMO
10 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Analytics
12 6 (10.91%) Change Management
12 6 (10.91%) VBA
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.09%) Wealth Management
13 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.27%) Tableau
14 4 (7.27%) Fintech
14 4 (7.27%) SessionCam
14 4 (7.27%) A/B Testing
14 4 (7.27%) Digital Analytics
14 4 (7.27%) UserZoom
14 4 (7.27%) Publishing
14 4 (7.27%) CSS
14 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.27%) HTML

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (29.09%) MS Visio
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (7.27%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.45%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ProC
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Publishing
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Junior
8 2 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) CSS
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) ISPF
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Fintech
3 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Project Management
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.73%) Analytics
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.27%) A/B Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) VBA
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) JCL
4 1 (1.82%) PROC SQL
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ACCA
2 1 (1.82%) APMP
2 1 (1.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) ClickTale
2 4 (7.27%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Tableau
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.82%) Axway
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) Trillium
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £9.50 - £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
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