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 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 15 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 60 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.53% 11.32% 9.53%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 68.35% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 23
Average daily rate
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£380 £303 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% +77.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £186 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £383 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
105 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.94% 16.56% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 43
Average daily rate £300 £305 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +79.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 7
Average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £19.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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 -13 32 £395 +20.61% 8
Banbury - 4 £300 - 1
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Abingdon +4 1 £400 +70.21% 5
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 71 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 28 (27.72%) Windows
3 25 (24.75%) MS Office
4 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
5 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
6 19 (18.81%) MS Project
7 18 (17.82%) SQL
8 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
9 14 (13.86%) Finance
9 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (13.86%) Degree
10 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
10 13 (12.87%) Project Management
10 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
11 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (9.90%) Publishing
13 10 (9.90%) Migration
13 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
14 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
14 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
15 8 (7.92%) VMware
16 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
16 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
16 7 (6.93%) Validation
16 7 (6.93%) Adobe

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.98%) Lync
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Office
2 19 (18.81%) MS Project
3 6 (5.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.99%) Primavera
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.99%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) LAN
2 2 (1.98%) VoIP
2 2 (1.98%) WAN
2 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) PABX
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.97%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.97%) OLAP
6 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.98%) MS Access
7 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.98%) ERwin
4 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Publishing
3 6 (5.94%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.92%) Administrator
3 8 (7.92%) Data Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Consultant
5 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (4.95%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.95%) Report Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.96%) Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
7 3 (2.97%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) HTML
2 6 (5.94%) XML
3 4 (3.96%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.97%) MDX
4 3 (2.97%) jQuery
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.97%) NHS
4 3 (2.97%) Statistics
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) PMI
6 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
4 7 (6.93%) Linux
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.97%) Fedora
7 3 (2.97%) UNIX
7 3 (2.97%) CentOS
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.87%) Project Management
2 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
3 10 (9.90%) Migration
3 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
5 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
6 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.93%) Validation
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL
7 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.94%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Data Mapping
8 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.96%) Data Validation
9 4 (3.96%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (3.96%) Service Management
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
2 6 (5.94%) VBA
3 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.96%) PMP
2 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.97%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) ISEB
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) P3O
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) XenApp
5 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) XenServer
7 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.98%) SCCM
3 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) VMware
3 7 (6.93%) Adobe
4 5 (4.95%) Citrix
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle
6 3 (2.97%) Dell
6 3 (2.97%) Symantec
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.97%) Apple
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) McAfee
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) EMC
8 1 (0.99%) NetApp
8 1 (0.99%) Remedy
8 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.99%) Sage
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