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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.64% 4.91% 8.60%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 38.30% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Median daily rate £310 £400 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +185.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £543 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £8.80 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
49 94 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.49% 12.82% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 24
Median daily rate £305 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £530 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
Median hourly rate £9.25 £13.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.35 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 6 £350 -20.00% 4
Banbury +4 3 £360 +20.00% 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) MS Office
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) MS Project
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) IIS
8 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
8 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
8 4 (10.81%) Tomcat

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
1 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
1 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Project
3 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (10.81%) Acrobat
5 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) Intranet
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Service Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
3 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) SEO
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.70%) APMP
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (10.81%) DameWare
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 4 (10.81%) BMC
3 4 (10.81%) Google
3 4 (10.81%) Lotus
3 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau