The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet 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.

Spreadsheets
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 124 125
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 3.95% 2.50% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £227 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.77% +1.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.24
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.68%  

Spreadsheet 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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 228 280 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.98% 10.79% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 157 196
Median daily rate £350 £331 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £130 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £13.56 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.60 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £320 -
Edinburgh +18 2 £450 +60.71%
Aberdeen - 1 £107 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Handset
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Entry
2 3 (21.43%) Pricing Data
3 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Handset
1 3 (21.43%) Pricing Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Content Management
1 3 (21.43%) Data Entry
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Line Management
2 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
1 1 (7.14%) FatWire
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle