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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.36% 16.88% 8.53%
As % of the Applications category 73.68% 79.59% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +102.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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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
38 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.34% 21.21% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 13
Average daily rate £300 £350 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +80.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £127 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £11.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.75 £18.50 £15.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) MS Office
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) Publishing
6 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 9 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.11%) Adobe
10 6 (11.11%) HTML
10 6 (11.11%) MS Project
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.26%) Multimedia
11 5 (9.26%) Validation
11 5 (9.26%) Project Management
11 5 (9.26%) XML
11 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
11 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.26%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.11%) MS Project
4 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Boomi
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) Intranet
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) Extranet
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) OLAP
2 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (18.52%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) MDX
3 2 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Statistics
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Life Science
3 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Fedora
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.26%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) VBA
2 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) P3O
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
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