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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 49 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.53% 8.93% 14.35%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 75.61% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 6
Median daily rate - £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
17 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.21% 11.82% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 9
Median daily rate £400 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £163 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 July 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) QlikView
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) SEO
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) Intranet
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling

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 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Relationship Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix