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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.37% 4.47% 7.03%
As % of the Applications category 78.57% 38.24% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Median daily rate £413 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
14 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.29% 11.68% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 19
Median daily rate £400 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £401 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) ITIL
4 13 (35.14%) MS Office
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
7 8 (21.62%) Office 365
7 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Migration
8 7 (18.92%) Degree
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.51%) vSphere
10 5 (13.51%) SCCM
10 5 (13.51%) SCOM
10 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
10 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.51%) BYOD
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (13.51%) Service Design

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Office 365
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.81%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.70%) CSS3
2 1 (2.70%) DHTML
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) LINQ
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) WCF
2 1 (2.70%) WinForms
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) BYOD
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
3 5 (13.51%) Service Design
4 4 (10.81%) Email Filtering
4 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.11%) Order to Cash
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.70%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (2.70%) DameWare
2 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Telerik