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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 48 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.73% 6.34% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 47.06% 39.74% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 5
Average daily rate
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£393 £158 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+149.20% -49.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £107 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £220 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +0.87%
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
102 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.31% 15.95% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 17
Average daily rate £405 £250 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £675 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 15
Average hourly rate £13.68 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.00 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -3 27 £425 +198.24% 12
Banbury - 3 £300 - 1
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 6
Abingdon - - - - 3
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (52.22%) MS Office
3 28 (31.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (28.89%) Windows
5 17 (18.89%) Degree
6 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
7 15 (16.67%) Publishing
8 13 (14.44%) MS Project
8 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
8 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
9 12 (13.33%) ITIL
9 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 12 (13.33%) SQL
10 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
10 11 (12.22%) Project Management
11 9 (10.00%) Finance
11 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.89%) German Language
12 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.89%) UML
12 8 (8.89%) ISEB
12 8 (8.89%) CRM
12 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
12 8 (8.89%) User Stories
13 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
13 7 (7.78%) SLA
13 7 (7.78%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (14.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) Lync
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.11%) GroupWise
Applications
1 47 (52.22%) MS Office
2 28 (31.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (14.44%) MS Project
4 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.11%) SPSS
6 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) LAN
1 3 (3.33%) WAN
1 3 (3.33%) SAN
1 3 (3.33%) Intranet
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.33%) VPN
2 2 (2.22%) NAS
2 2 (2.22%) Extranet
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.11%) PABX
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.22%) MS Access
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.11%) UltraEdit
General
1 15 (16.67%) Publishing
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) German Language
4 5 (5.56%) Advertising
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (4.44%) Games
6 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Data Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) IT Support
4 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.44%) Product Manager
6 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (3.33%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.33%) NHS
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Linux
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Fedora
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) NetWare
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (12.22%) Project Management
3 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.89%) User Stories
5 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.89%) UML
5 8 (8.89%) CRM
6 7 (7.78%) Service Management
6 7 (7.78%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Analytics
9 4 (4.44%) Product Management
9 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C#
3 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) HNC
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.22%) P3O
3 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) XenServer
3 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Dell
3 4 (4.44%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Adobe
3 4 (4.44%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) Sophos
6 1 (1.11%) Primavera
6 1 (1.11%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.11%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.11%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) Novell
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago