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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 51 21 5
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.97% 8.15% 12.56%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 69.77% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 11
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.71%
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
16 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.49% 11.68% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 16
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £8.80 £15.25 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.29% -30.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 August 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Service Design
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) QlikView
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) SCOM
7 2 (14.29%) PKI
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) BYOD
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Service Design
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Relationship Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix