The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Office Excel
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.94% 1.72% 6.85%
As % of the Applications category 47.83% 18.18% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Median daily rate £150 £283 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.90% -31.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £8.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.36% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +17.85%  

MS 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 23 22 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.24% 9.44% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 27
Median daily rate £310 £215 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -52.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £310 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -1.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.60 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Oxford

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Oxford

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Oxford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Oxford

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) MS Project
5 4 (15.38%) Apple
5 4 (15.38%) Sophos
5 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Order to Cash
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) IIS
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET

MS 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Officer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) WAP
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) DHTML
4 1 (3.85%) Flash
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) CCTV
3 2 (7.69%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
1 3 (11.54%) ERP
1 3 (11.54%) Order to Cash
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (7.69%) SDLC
2 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Kanban
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Sophos
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Telerik
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