Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 165 188
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Applications category 2.59% 2.60% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Scotland median daily rate £450 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +52.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £273 £154 £226
90th Percentile £475 £550 £358
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £11.45
UK median hourly rate £14.97 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +24.71% -20.00% -

Spreadsheet 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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 386 346 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.76% 8.05% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 197 304
Scotland median daily rate £325 £314 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -1.10% +2.42%
10th Percentile £110 £138 £130
90th Percentile £475 £441 £450
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 36
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +13.73% -28.17%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.25 £8.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £30.30 £36.23
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

Spreadsheet
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

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

Spreadsheet
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 9 £450 -10.00% 1
Glasgow -13 1 £180 +5.11%
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) 802.11

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 802.11
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Documentation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VBA Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft