The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.12% 2.82% 7.31%
As % of the Applications category 48.84% 23.81% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £228 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.78% +33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £128 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £286 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.44 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.49% 11.86% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 12
Average daily rate £450 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £313 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £39.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.89% +239.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £37.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £41.40 £16.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) MS Office
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) German Language
9 6 (15.38%) Publishing
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) CRM
10 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Marketing
11 4 (10.26%) Retail
11 4 (10.26%) Product Management
11 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.26%) Games
11 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.26%) Analytics
11 4 (10.26%) Web Analytics
12 3 (7.69%) User Stories
12 3 (7.69%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
1 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Project
4 2 (5.13%) FastStats
4 2 (5.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
1 3 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
1 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Games
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Arabic Language
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Product Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Change Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Data Conversion
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Web Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Product Management
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) User Stories
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 2 (5.13%) Sophos
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Alterian
3 2 (5.13%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.56%) Kaseya
4 1 (2.56%) Novell
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
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