Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 65 45
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 16 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.29% 3.57% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 44.55% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 46
Oxfordshire median daily rate £320 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.75% -5.36%
10th Percentile £213 £193 £165
90th Percentile £525 £525 £464
South East median daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -3.23% -4.62% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.31 £16.94 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +53.98% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.89 £21.13 £13.58
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% -

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 72 101 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.79% 8.00% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 82
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £288 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -9.80% -1.92%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £130
90th Percentile £505 £504 £456
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £15.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +11.61% -1.75%
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year -6.06% +9.27% +5.74%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor 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 21 November 2017. 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
Oxford -13 8 £375 +3.45%
Abingdon -1 1 £310 - 1
Banbury -2 1 £425 +70.68%
Kidlington - 1 £475 - 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (25.00%) Order to Cash
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Statistics
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Data Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Order to Cash
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) CODA
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM