Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 81 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 91 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.09% 1.81% 3.31%
As % of the Applications category 39.74% 28.74% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 37
Edinburgh median daily rate £275 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +10.00% +20.82%
10th Percentile £115 £105 £138
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £268 £261 £275
% change year-on-year +2.39% -5.00% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £11.15 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.01% -29.50% +12.96%
10th Percentile £10.28 £11.15 £12.77
90th Percentile £85.75 £11.15 £18.77
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £11.32 £14.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -21.93% -4.95%

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 229 167 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.77% 6.29% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 84 135
Edinburgh median daily rate £358 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +9.65% +5.23%
10th Percentile £121 £149 £195
90th Percentile £500 £455 £475
Scotland median daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -3.57% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £11.15 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -29.50% +8.99%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.15 £12.77
90th Percentile £51.34 £11.15 £18.77
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year +23.08% -6.68% -10.13%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 60 (65.93%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.56%) Finance
3 29 (31.87%) Windows
4 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
5 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 22 (24.18%) Banking
7 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
10 13 (14.29%) SQL
11 12 (13.19%) ITIL
11 12 (13.19%) Citrix
11 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
11 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
12 11 (12.09%) SCCM
12 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (10.99%) Change Management
13 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.99%) Office 365
14 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (8.79%) Project Management
15 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
15 8 (8.79%) PMO
16 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (6.59%) Validation
17 6 (6.59%) SAS
17 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
17 6 (6.59%) Risk Analysis
17 6 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
17 6 (6.59%) Windows 8

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 6 (6.59%) SAS
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Actimize
2 1 (1.10%) assyst
2 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) Skype
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) MS Access
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.10%) Power BI
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.10%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Service Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.89%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Author
7 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) IT Support
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Author
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Coordinator
8 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) COM
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.49%) iPhone
2 3 (3.30%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) iPad
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.40%) Android
6 4 (4.40%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) Unix
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL
3 10 (10.99%) Change Management
3 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.59%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (6.59%) Validation
7 5 (5.49%) Data Management
7 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.49%) Data Validation
7 5 (5.49%) ITSM
8 4 (4.40%) Analytics
8 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.40%) Migration
8 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) VBA
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.10%) HND
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
3 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PMO
2 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.40%) GDPR
3 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (65.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) Citrix
3 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.40%) Mitel
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Planview
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Apple
7 1 (1.10%) Avaya
7 1 (1.10%) Centrify
7 1 (1.10%) Charles River
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Talend
7 1 (1.10%) Vermilion