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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.50% 14.83% 11.27%
As % of the Applications category 76.19% 75.61% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 14
Average daily rate
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£395 £328 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% +92.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £395 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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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
42 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.46% 19.62% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 18
Average daily rate £281 £305 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +110.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £143 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £8.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -22.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) MS Office
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
8 8 (16.67%) Publishing
9 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.50%) HTML
10 6 (12.50%) MS Project
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) Adobe
11 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
11 5 (10.42%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.42%) Finance
11 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.42%) Validation
11 5 (10.42%) Multimedia
11 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (10.42%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Project
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.08%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DHCP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) OLAP
2 3 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (16.67%) Publishing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Web Editor
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Report Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) MDX
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Fedora
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Validation
3 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.42%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) ERP
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) VBA
4 2 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) HP
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