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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.19% 5.57% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 48.72% 36.67% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.14% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £126 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £270 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.69 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.52% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
78 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.66% 15.19% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 18
Average daily rate £315 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £341 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £12.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% +10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.30 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -6 21 £500 +119.78% 7
Thame - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Witney - - - - 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (46.05%) MS Office
3 27 (35.53%) Windows
4 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (23.68%) SQL
5 18 (23.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
8 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.47%) Degree
10 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
10 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.84%) German Language
11 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (11.84%) Publishing
12 8 (10.53%) Finance
12 8 (10.53%) Project Management
12 8 (10.53%) CRM
12 8 (10.53%) XML
12 8 (10.53%) ITIL
13 7 (9.21%) MS Project
13 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
13 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
13 7 (9.21%) SLA
14 6 (7.89%) Migration
14 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
14 6 (7.89%) Jaspersoft

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) SAS
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
7 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (46.05%) MS Office
2 18 (23.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.21%) MS Project
4 3 (3.95%) SPSS
5 2 (2.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.26%) SAN
1 4 (5.26%) NAS
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) DHCP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) VoIP
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.95%) JasperReports
4 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.63%) Log4j
1 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.84%) Publishing
1 9 (11.84%) German Language
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) French Language
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.32%) Slovak Language
6 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.32%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.32%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) IT Support
6 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.95%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) UDDI
4 1 (1.32%) WSDL
4 1 (1.32%) WCF
4 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) PMI
2 4 (5.26%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.32%) NetWare
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) CRM
2 8 (10.53%) Project Management
3 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.89%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (6.58%) Analytics
5 5 (6.58%) User Stories
6 4 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 4 (5.26%) Product Management
6 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.26%) UML
6 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Web Analytics
7 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Fortran
4 1 (1.32%) Pascal
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) PMP
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) CIPD
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Terminal Server
2 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Jaspersoft
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Citrix
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec
6 2 (2.63%) Sophos
6 2 (2.63%) Apple
6 2 (2.63%) Alterian
7 1 (1.32%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.32%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.32%) Novell
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago