The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.25% 3.96% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category 14.81% 32.43% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £488 £225 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.66% -46.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £373 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.12 £13.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.12% +18.51%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 37 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.44% 12.21% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 43
Median daily rate £438 £296 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.67% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £90 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 1
Median hourly rate £11.71 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.03% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £17.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Oxford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Robotics
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle