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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 40 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 6 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.74% 1.69% 13.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 14.29% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 30
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £288 £308
% change year-on-year
-13.47% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+73.58% -1.85%
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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
98 28 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.49% 11.81% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 15 57
Average daily rate £406 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 2015, 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%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
6 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple