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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 51 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.72% 8.29% 11.11%
As % of the Applications category 42.11% 56.60% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 16
Median daily rate £355 £380 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £460 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £129.90 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
38 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.46% 14.64% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 25
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.35 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.20 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £17.20 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -32 5 - - 3
Banbury +2 2 £223 -25.83% 1
Abingdon 0 1 - - 3
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) MS Project
3 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.79%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
8 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.53%) Adobe
9 4 (10.53%) Acrobat
9 4 (10.53%) BMC
9 4 (10.53%) Lotus
9 4 (10.53%) Red Hat

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
1 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 4 (10.53%) IIS
1 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
1 11 (28.95%) MS Project
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) Intranet
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) HTML5
2 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Coaching
4 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Dependency Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) SEO
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) ISMS
8 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) APMP
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (10.53%) DameWare
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
3 4 (10.53%) BMC
3 4 (10.53%) Google
3 4 (10.53%) Lotus
3 4 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix