The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 52 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.77% 9.05% 6.51%
As % of the Applications category 65.82% 55.84% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £116 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £481 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £10.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
79 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.85% 16.21% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 13
Average daily rate £355 £163 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.46% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £127 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £10.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.99 £16.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 24 £350 +105.88% 10
Abingdon -7 2 £235 - 7
Banbury 0 1 - - 1
Bicester - - - - 1
Burford - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.35%) Windows
3 30 (30.30%) MS Office
4 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
5 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
6 21 (21.21%) SQL
7 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
8 16 (16.16%) Windows 8
9 14 (14.14%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
11 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (11.11%) Finance
11 11 (11.11%) Migration
12 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (9.09%) Project Management
13 9 (9.09%) XML
14 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
15 7 (7.07%) MS Project
15 7 (7.07%) CRM
15 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
15 7 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (6.06%) Jaspersoft
16 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
16 6 (6.06%) .NET
17 5 (5.05%) HTML
17 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
17 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.03%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.02%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Office
2 7 (7.07%) MS Project
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.02%) FastStats
4 2 (2.02%) SPSS
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.02%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) NAS
2 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.02%) Wireless
2 2 (2.02%) LAN
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) WAN
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.05%) MS Access
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.03%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) Log4j
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) French Language
2 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Billing
3 1 (1.01%) German Language
3 1 (1.01%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.01%) Slovak Language
3 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.01%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.01%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.01%) Czech Language
3 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Report Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.03%) Administrator
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) XML
2 6 (6.06%) .NET
3 5 (5.05%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.03%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.02%) SOAP
5 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) WSDL
6 1 (1.01%) UDDI
6 1 (1.01%) XSLT
6 1 (1.01%) REST
6 1 (1.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) PMI
2 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.01%) NHS
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.16%) Windows 8
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.04%) Linux
8 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.11%) Migration
2 9 (9.09%) Project Management
3 7 (7.07%) CRM
4 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.03%) ETL
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL
6 3 (3.03%) Data Management
6 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.02%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.02%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.02%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.02%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.02%) User Stories
7 2 (2.02%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (2.02%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.03%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) VB
3 3 (3.03%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.02%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) PMP
1 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) CCNA
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) ACSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (6.06%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) Symantec
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle
6 3 (3.03%) Apple
6 3 (3.03%) Lotus
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.02%) Alterian
7 2 (2.02%) Hummingbird
7 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Sophos
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Meru Networks
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 14 days ago
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