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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 26 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.49% 5.04% 13.36%
As % of the Applications category 29.17% 53.13% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 3
Median daily rate £350 £438 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +297.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £8.80 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Oxfordshire

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
24 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.54% 9.50% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 10
Median daily rate £313 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £163 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £538 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Median hourly rate £8.80 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SEO
7 2 (13.33%) Intranet
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Graduate
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Graduate
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau