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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 45 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.74% 8.29% 5.31%
As % of the Applications category 28.30% 57.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 3
Average daily rate £300 £415 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +137.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £193 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £217
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
53 91 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.69% 14.51% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 20
Average daily rate £300 £398 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +52.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 8 £313 -28.97% 14
Banbury +1 3 £225 - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) MS Office
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 10 (20.83%) Finance
6 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) MS Project
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
9 7 (14.58%) Apple
9 7 (14.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (12.50%) DNS
10 6 (12.50%) ISEB
10 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Project
3 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) Intranet
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (4.17%) PBX
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Support
6 4 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Programme Coordinator
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Informatics
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
6 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.25%) User Stories
6 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.33%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.08%) AAT
5 1 (2.08%) ACSA
5 1 (2.08%) CCENT
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Basel II
1 3 (6.25%) P3O
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Samba
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Apple
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
4 5 (10.42%) Symantec
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Acronis
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Lumension
6 1 (2.08%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
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