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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.08% 3.02% 7.78%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 26.67% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Median daily rate £375 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +17.85%

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
20 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.15% 11.32% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 22
Median daily rate £310 £300 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £128 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £23.80 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 13 (31.71%) MS Office
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Office 365
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
8 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) DNS
9 5 (12.20%) DHCP
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (12.20%) vSphere
9 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
9 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
9 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.76%) SCCM
10 4 (9.76%) IaaS
10 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (9.76%) NetApp
10 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.76%) MS Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) Office 365
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) 3G
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Administrator
1 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.32%) Designer
4 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (7.32%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) DHTML
3 1 (2.44%) Flash
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) LINQ
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) WinForms
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) BYOD
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) ERP
4 3 (7.32%) Line Management
4 3 (7.32%) Order to Cash
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) Email Filtering
5 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.88%) Service Design
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.44%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (2.44%) DameWare
4 1 (2.44%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Telerik
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