The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Excel
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 63 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.02% 7.07% 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 65.63% 57.75% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 27
Median daily rate £350 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £100 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £13.73 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.85%  

MS Excel 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 Glasgow with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 96 71 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 18.32% 12.24% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 53
Median daily rate £350 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.80% -12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £417 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.73 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.22% -33.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Glasgow

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Glasgow

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Glasgow

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 62 (72.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.41%) Finance
3 16 (18.82%) MS Office
4 15 (17.65%) Windows
5 14 (16.47%) C#
5 14 (16.47%) .NET
5 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (14.12%) MS Project
7 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 11 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.76%) SQL
9 10 (11.76%) MVC
10 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) PMO
11 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
11 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
11 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
11 8 (9.41%) Project Management
11 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
11 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.24%) Web Development

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Documentum
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Office
2 12 (14.12%) MS Project
3 11 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
5 5 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (2.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Primavera
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) PaaS
3 3 (3.53%) IaaS
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Office 365
5 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
1 3 (3.53%) LDAP
1 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) DHCP
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) VSAN
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) PABX
3 1 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.18%) Skype
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.06%) QlikView
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.35%) Power BI
4 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) EDMS
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Moq
3 1 (1.18%) NUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Billing
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Developer
3 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.06%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (7.06%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (7.06%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) IT Support
7 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.06%) CSS
5 6 (7.06%) HTML
6 3 (3.53%) Flash
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) WPF
7 2 (2.35%) jQuery
7 2 (2.35%) XML
8 1 (1.18%) Middleware
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.18%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.18%) XHTML
8 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) Handset
4 3 (3.53%) Pricing Data
4 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.53%) Unix
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.35%) AIX
6 2 (2.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) MVC
4 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
4 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) Web Development
7 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.88%) Content Management
7 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Data Management
7 5 (5.88%) Document Management
8 4 (4.71%) Investment Management
8 4 (4.71%) OO
8 4 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.71%) Security Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) C#
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.24%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) VBA
5 3 (3.53%) XAML
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) VB
6 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.35%) HND
5 2 (2.35%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.18%) CISA
6 1 (1.18%) CISSP
6 1 (1.18%) CRISC
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) MCAD
6 1 (1.18%) MCSD
6 1 (1.18%) MCTS
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PMO
2 6 (7.06%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.18%) Basel III
5 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.53%) SCOM
2 3 (3.53%) WSUS
3 2 (2.35%) PowerCLI
3 2 (2.35%) vRealize
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (72.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Adobe
3 4 (4.71%) Symantec
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) FatWire
4 3 (3.53%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.53%) Twitter
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
6 1 (1.18%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat