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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 60 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 18 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.51% 2.90% 3.59%
As % of the Applications category 28.13% 29.10% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 21
Median daily rate £375 £280 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.92% +43.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £164 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year -16.51% +20.90%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 64 134 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.37% 9.95% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 84 83
Median daily rate £375 £342 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% +5.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (28.57%) ITIL
5 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 11 (26.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
6 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (14.29%) Smartphone
9 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.90%) PMO
9 5 (11.90%) Wealth Management
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
10 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (9.52%) SLA
10 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.52%) SCCM
10 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) BitLocker

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 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Moodle
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) assyst
2 1 (2.38%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) MVS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Change Management
2 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.90%) Wealth Management
3 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
1 3 (7.14%) VB
2 2 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.38%) R
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (11.90%) PMO
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Lumension
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Planview
4 1 (2.38%) Reuters
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata
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