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 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 3.51% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 34.43% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 13
Median daily rate £368 £270 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -36.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £368 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.12 £13.80 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.17% -37.27%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 45 61 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 7.31% 10.18% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 32
Median daily rate £375 £275 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Median hourly rate £11.30 £13.80 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.15% +3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £22.50 £17.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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 -10 4 £488 +116.66% 4
Banbury 0 1 £425 +65.04%
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Abingdon - 1 £310 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (23.08%) Order to Cash
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) CODA
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2

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 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Entry Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Order to Cash
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Scorecard
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) CODA