Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 56 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -18 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 64 76 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 3.58% 3.60%
As % of the Applications category 32.16% 45.78% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 81
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% -14.67%
10th Percentile £203 £215 £200
90th Percentile £488 £470 £475
Scotland median daily rate £309 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.21% +46.67%
Scotland median hourly rate £14.75 £10.65 £9.50
% change year-on-year +38.50% +12.11% -15.56%

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 199 166 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.75% 7.83% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 100 161
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £122 £135 £150
90th Percentile £475 £463 £475
Scotland median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.08 £17.41 £15.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.56% +12.27% +29.21%
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.61 £10.36
90th Percentile £32.62 £20.63 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year -6.90% +13.73% -28.17%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 (39.06%) Banking
2 24 (37.50%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
5 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.75%) PMO
7 11 (17.19%) Data Analysis
8 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.63%) SAS
8 10 (15.63%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
9 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.94%) SQL
10 7 (10.94%) VBA
10 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.38%) Analytics
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Migration
12 5 (7.81%) Change Management
12 5 (7.81%) QA
12 5 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (6.25%) Change Control
13 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
13 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
13 4 (6.25%) SAP
13 4 (6.25%) Validation

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 (15.63%) SAS
2 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.56%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) LDAP
1 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (4.69%) SAS EBI
3 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 25 (39.06%) Banking
2 24 (37.50%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) HR Officer
6 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.13%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Java EE
1 3 (4.69%) SOAP
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
1 3 (4.69%) XML
1 3 (4.69%) XSLT
2 1 (1.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Data Analysis
2 10 (15.63%) Project Management
2 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) Analytics
5 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Change Control
7 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (4.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (4.69%) Defect Management
8 3 (4.69%) High Availability
8 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
1 7 (10.94%) VBA
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) CIMA
2 1 (1.56%) ACCA
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) PMO
2 5 (7.81%) QA
3 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.56%) MiFID
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
3 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) F5
3 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau