The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 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 Excel
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 2.27%
As % of the Applications category - - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian - 9.09% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Lothian

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Lothian