The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 40 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.34% 4.78% 7.00%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 36.67% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 22
Average daily rate £220 £375 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £293 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £461 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
96 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.61% 13.04% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 33
Average daily rate £300 £293 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 26
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -31.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.65 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxfordshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Oxfordshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 20 £165 -66.83% 13
Abingdon +2 3 - - 3
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) MS Office
3 25 (40.98%) Windows
4 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
5 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
6 13 (21.31%) Windows 8
7 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
8 10 (16.39%) MS Project
8 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.11%) Finance
9 8 (13.11%) MS Project Server
9 8 (13.11%) MS Access
9 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.11%) Project Management
10 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
13 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
13 4 (6.56%) QA
13 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (6.56%) VB
13 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
14 3 (4.92%) Visualforce
14 3 (4.92%) Apex Code
14 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.11%) MS Project Server
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.64%) GroupWise
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) MS Office
2 10 (16.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MS Access
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.64%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.64%) NetWare
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
3 7 (11.48%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) Data Management
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.64%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.64%) Data Entry
8 1 (1.64%) CRM
8 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.64%) SOA
8 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) VB
2 3 (4.92%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) CCENT
3 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.64%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) Hummingbird
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Novell
4 1 (1.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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