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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 40 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.87% 5.03% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 47.06% 37.10% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 21
Average daily rate £220 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £296 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £454 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £22.63 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
85 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.73% 13.57% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 31
Average daily rate £275 £318 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.81 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -17.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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 24 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 24 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 +18 23 £165 -66.83% 9
Abingdon +2 3 - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - - 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (44.62%) MS Office
3 28 (43.08%) Windows
4 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
5 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
6 15 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
8 10 (15.38%) MS Project
8 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.31%) Finance
9 8 (12.31%) MS Project Server
9 8 (12.31%) MS Access
9 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.31%) Project Management
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL
11 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
13 4 (6.15%) QA
13 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
13 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.15%) VB
13 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
13 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
13 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (4.62%) Apex Code

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) MS Project Server
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (44.62%) MS Office
2 10 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DHCP
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MS Access
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.77%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) IT Support
5 4 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (4.62%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Visualforce
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) XSLT
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) UNIX
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.54%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Data Management
7 2 (3.08%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.54%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.54%) Web Development
8 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Time Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) VB
2 3 (4.62%) Apex Code
3 2 (3.08%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.54%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) MCSA
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.54%) ACSA
3 1 (1.54%) MCTS
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
3 1 (1.54%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) Symantec
3 2 (3.08%) Hummingbird
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) Dell
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Novell
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 27 days ago