The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Oxford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 27 10 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.31% 10.63% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.16% 34.92% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.46% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.59% 30.43% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £24.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.06% +48.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Infor
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Lync
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Infor
3 1 (12.50%) Apple