The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 23 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.00% 1.97% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.24% 6.90% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £379 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -15.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
58 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.20% 28.57% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 21
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £23.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxford region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxford region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003.

1 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) MS Office
7 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Infor
10 3 (20.00%) HP
10 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
11 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (6.67%) Lync
12 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (6.67%) Apple
12 1 (6.67%) VBScript
12 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
12 1 (6.67%) DHCP
12 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 1 (6.67%) DNS

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Migration
1 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Infor
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco