Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Office
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 73 61
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 107 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.77% 2.51% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 47.77% 36.27% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £219 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.26% -12.57% -7.24%
10th Percentile £120 £112 £114
90th Percentile £500 £430 £400
Scotland median daily rate £265 £215 £275
% change year-on-year +23.26% -21.82% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 £16.86 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -11.26% +65.94%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.18 £15.29
90th Percentile £85.75 £31.49 £20.70
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year +35.42% -24.12% +3.67%

Microsoft Office 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 224 204 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.88% 6.92% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 85
Edinburgh median daily rate £373 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +0.57% +7.08%
10th Percentile £125 £126 £137
90th Percentile £500 £475 £470
Scotland median daily rate £334 £325 £314
% change year-on-year +2.69% +3.50% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 £16.86 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.97% -11.26% +22.54%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.18 £15.29
90th Percentile £72.70 £31.49 £20.70
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +29.63% -11.48% +19.61%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 65 (60.75%) Microsoft
2 49 (45.79%) Finance
3 31 (28.97%) Windows
3 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (26.17%) Banking
6 26 (24.30%) Active Directory
7 22 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 18 (16.82%) Office 365
9 15 (14.02%) Business Analysis
9 15 (14.02%) ITIL
10 13 (12.15%) JIRA
10 13 (12.15%) PMO
11 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
11 12 (11.21%) Windows 10
11 12 (11.21%) SQL
12 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (9.35%) Change Management
13 10 (9.35%) Citrix
14 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Project
14 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
15 8 (7.48%) SCCM
15 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (7.48%) VBA
15 8 (7.48%) Project Management
15 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (6.54%) ITSM

Microsoft Office
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 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) SAS
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.93%) Actimize
2 1 (0.93%) assyst
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) LAN
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Data Mart
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) MS Access
3 1 (0.93%) Power BI
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Hudson
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (45.79%) Finance
2 28 (26.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (46.73%) Analyst
2 14 (13.08%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.41%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.48%) IT Support
5 8 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Lead Business Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Author
7 6 (5.61%) Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Junior
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) ActiveX
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.74%) iPad
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.80%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.87%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Windows 10
2 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.80%) Android
5 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.02%) Business Analysis
3 15 (14.02%) ITIL
4 10 (9.35%) Change Management
4 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.48%) Project Management
7 7 (6.54%) ITSM
8 6 (5.61%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.61%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.67%) Validation
10 4 (3.74%) Data Validation
10 4 (3.74%) Migration
10 4 (3.74%) Service Management
10 4 (3.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) VBA
3 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MOS
3 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.80%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (24.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.80%) XenApp
3 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.80%) XenServer
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (60.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Citrix
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Planview
4 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.80%) Charles River
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe
6 2 (1.87%) Informatica
6 2 (1.87%) Lotus
6 2 (1.87%) Mitel
6 2 (1.87%) Talend
6 2 (1.87%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.93%) SAP