Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 6 months to 31 March 2020 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 54 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 18 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.62% 2.25% 1.89%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 23.38% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 8
Median daily rate £290 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +16.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £227 £143 £183
90th Percentile £419 £431 £315
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £10.86 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.94% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £14.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.97% -19.29% +11.46%

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

All Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 77 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.89% 9.64% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 60
Median daily rate £250 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £140
90th Percentile £445 £588 £491
South East median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +61.29% -6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.19 £11.20
90th Percentile £26.33 £46.50 £20.05
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +16.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 2 £290 -
Oxford +9 1 £225 -6.25% 4
Kidlington +4 1 £400 +60.00%
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Power BI
3 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) CIMA
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) Prescriptive Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Power BI Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Prescriptive Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Economics
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ACCA
1 3 (37.50%) CIMA
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP