Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 Office
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 56 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 68 71 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.30% 3.33% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 34.34% 41.76% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 66
Edinburgh median daily rate £222 £250 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% -7.06% +31.22%
10th Percentile £112 £114 £116
90th Percentile £446 £370 £407
Scotland median daily rate £216 £275 £267
% change year-on-year -21.64% +3.19% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.08 £17.41 £11.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.56% +52.03% -8.40%
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.61 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.62 £20.63 £14.04
Scotland median hourly rate £12.00 £15.82 £15.26
% change year-on-year -24.12% +3.67% +22.04%

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 198 170 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.70% 7.98% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 102 159
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £122 £136 £150
90th Percentile £475 £461 £475
Scotland median daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.56% +2.61%
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% -29.17%

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 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) Windows
3 21 (30.88%) Finance
4 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (19.12%) ITIL
7 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 12 (17.65%) PMO
8 11 (16.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.18%) Banking
9 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
9 10 (14.71%) SQL
10 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (13.24%) Office 365
10 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.76%) Degree
12 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.29%) Data Mapping
13 6 (8.82%) SCCM
13 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (8.82%) BitLocker
13 6 (8.82%) Citrix
14 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.35%) Incident Management

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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) assyst
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) VPN
2 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) IT Support
3 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) IT Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Support Officer
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Project Officer
7 4 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (4.41%) HR Officer
8 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.41%) iPhone
4 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.94%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.94%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.29%) Data Mapping
6 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.88%) User Stories
9 3 (4.41%) Facilities Management
9 3 (4.41%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.41%) System Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.41%) VB
2 3 (4.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (4.41%) CISSP
3 3 (4.41%) CLAS
3 3 (4.41%) IISP
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) PMO
2 11 (16.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.88%) QA
4 3 (4.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.41%) SLA
5 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) Mitel
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Charles River
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Planview
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Teradata