The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 26 April 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 Excel
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 1.16% 8.74%
As % of the Applications category - 30.77% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.21 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £13.93 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.14% -15.57%  

Microsoft 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 13 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 6.41% 3.77% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Median daily rate £250 £310 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +2.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £330 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.21 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared