The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.69% 10.95% 4.88%
As % of the Applications category 77.50% 70.97% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £170 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £106 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -9.71%
Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.96% 15.42% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 7
Average daily rate £350 £170 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £95 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £8.00 £10.32 £10.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Excel
Oxfordshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) MS Office
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
4 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.93%) Windows 8
5 14 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) SQL
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.11%) CRM
7 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.26%) MS Project
8 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.41%) MS Access
9 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
9 4 (7.41%) Finance
10 3 (5.56%) Confluence
10 3 (5.56%) Apex Code
10 3 (5.56%) Visualforce
10 3 (5.56%) JIRA
10 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.56%) Lotus
10 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.56%) .NET
11 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MS Access
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Development Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) IT Support
9 1 (1.85%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Visualforce
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Migration
2 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (3.70%) MVC
5 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.85%) User Stories
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.85%) System Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Apex Code
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) Hummingbird
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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