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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.38% 2.33% 7.60%
As % of the Applications category 60.78% 16.67% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate
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£440 £175 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £117 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £217 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
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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
51 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.78% 13.95% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
Average daily rate £430 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £700 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £11.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +220.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £40.50 £15.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (63.27%) MS Office
3 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
7 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (18.37%) Publishing
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
8 8 (16.33%) Degree
8 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (12.24%) ISEB
10 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
10 6 (12.24%) UML
10 6 (12.24%) CRM
10 6 (12.24%) Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
10 6 (12.24%) German Language
10 6 (12.24%) User Stories
11 5 (10.20%) Analytics
11 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (63.27%) MS Office
2 19 (38.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.12%) MS Project
5 2 (4.08%) SPSS
5 2 (4.08%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DHCP
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
1 3 (6.12%) NAS
2 2 (4.08%) Extranet
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) MS Access
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) UltraEdit
General
1 9 (18.37%) Publishing
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) German Language
3 4 (8.16%) Games
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.04%) Arabic Language
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) PMI
2 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) NetWare
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 6 (12.24%) User Stories
3 6 (12.24%) UML
3 6 (12.24%) CRM
3 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Analytics
5 4 (8.16%) Product Management
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) HNC
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Terminal Server
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Alterian
4 2 (4.08%) Symantec
4 2 (4.08%) Sophos
4 2 (4.08%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.04%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.04%) Novell
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
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