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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.59% 14.22% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 53.57% 68.75% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate
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£424 £238 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.42% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £128 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £348 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
28 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.56% 20.69% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
Average daily rate £375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £100 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £14.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) MS Office
3 13 (30.23%) Windows
4 11 (25.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (25.58%) Degree
5 10 (23.26%) Publishing
6 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
6 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
7 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.95%) MS Project
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.63%) Validation
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) ISEB
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (9.30%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) Adobe
10 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.30%) UML
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management
10 4 (9.30%) Management Information System

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.33%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (53.49%) MS Office
2 11 (25.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (13.95%) MS Project
5 3 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Boomi
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Extranet
3 1 (2.33%) PABX
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) UltraEdit
1 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (23.26%) Publishing
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Trainer
6 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Web Editor
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
2 2 (4.65%) Life Science
2 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Fedora
5 1 (2.33%) NetWare
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.63%) Validation
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.30%) User Stories
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (6.98%) Data Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) P3O
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Dell
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) Novell
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
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