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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.95% 5.53% 5.94%
As % of the Applications category 54.35% 33.33% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 12
Average daily rate
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£415 £175 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £117 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £217 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.48% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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
92 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.63% 16.59% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 16
Average daily rate £363 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £675 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% +35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £14.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +8 32 £440 +151.42% 12
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) MS Office
3 29 (34.52%) Windows
4 26 (30.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 19 (22.62%) SQL
7 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
8 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.48%) Degree
8 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
9 12 (14.29%) Publishing
10 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
10 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.71%) Windows 8
11 9 (10.71%) German Language
11 9 (10.71%) CRM
11 9 (10.71%) ITIL
11 9 (10.71%) ISEB
11 9 (10.71%) Finance
12 8 (9.52%) Project Management
12 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 8 (9.52%) UML
12 8 (9.52%) User Stories
13 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
13 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Lync
6 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.19%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (53.57%) MS Office
2 26 (30.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.95%) MS Project
5 2 (2.38%) SPSS
6 1 (1.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) DHCP
2 4 (4.76%) SAN
2 4 (4.76%) NAS
3 3 (3.57%) Intranet
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) Extranet
5 1 (1.19%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) VoIP
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.57%) JasperReports
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.38%) MS Access
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.38%) Log4j
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.19%) UltraEdit
General
1 12 (14.29%) Publishing
2 9 (10.71%) German Language
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Advertising
3 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Games
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.19%) Slovak Language
6 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.19%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) IT Support
2 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Consultant
3 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.57%) Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.76%) PMI
3 4 (4.76%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.19%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
2 9 (10.71%) CRM
2 9 (10.71%) ITIL
3 8 (9.52%) Project Management
3 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.52%) UML
3 8 (9.52%) User Stories
4 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.33%) Migration
5 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Analytics
6 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.76%) ETL
7 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
7 4 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) Pascal
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.57%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CIPD
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Jaspersoft
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Citrix
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) Symantec
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (1.19%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.19%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.19%) Alterian
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.19%) Novell
7 1 (1.19%) Apple
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
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