Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -35
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 77 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.66% 2.02% 2.43%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 36.21% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 33
Edinburgh median daily rate £178 £159 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.81% -38.94% -5.45%
10th Percentile £110 £104 £119
90th Percentile £389 £446 £500
Scotland median daily rate £230 £250 £273
% change year-on-year -8.00% -8.26% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.48% +31.20% +12.96%
10th Percentile £10.35 £18.78 £12.34
90th Percentile £17.45 £23.33 £15.91
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.15
% change year-on-year - +14.07% -17.81%

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 220 116 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.60% 5.57% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 55 145
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £117 £112 £172
90th Percentile £452 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +34.67% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £18.78 £12.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.33 £15.91
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.82
% change year-on-year -3.23% -1.99% -1.16%

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 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
2 35 (45.45%) Windows
3 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
4 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.97%) Finance
6 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (19.48%) Banking
7 15 (19.48%) SCCM
8 13 (16.88%) PMO
9 12 (15.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 12 (15.58%) ITIL
10 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
11 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
12 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
12 9 (11.69%) Office 365
12 9 (11.69%) iPhone
12 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
12 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.39%) Blackberry
14 7 (9.09%) Project Management
14 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
14 7 (9.09%) VPN
14 7 (9.09%) Cisco
14 7 (9.09%) ITSM
14 7 (9.09%) Change Management
14 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

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 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) SAS
5 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) assyst
2 2 (2.60%) Actimize
3 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) G Suite
3 1 (1.30%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) VPN
2 5 (6.49%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MS Access
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.30%) Power BI
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (12.99%) IT Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) IT Support
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) iPhone
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.19%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.90%) iPad
4 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Fintech
6 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.09%) Android
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.30%) NetWare
7 1 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (9.09%) Change Management
3 7 (9.09%) ITSM
3 7 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Decision-Making
7 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.90%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.90%) Programme Governance
8 2 (2.60%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (2.60%) Data Validation
8 2 (2.60%) Line Management
8 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.60%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) CCNA
2 1 (1.30%) CCNP
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) PMO
2 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) Citrix
3 6 (7.79%) Mitel
4 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) Charles River
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Planview
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) SAP