The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 33 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.88% 5.56% 10.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.83% 27.27% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 22
Average daily rate
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£438 £285 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £337 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £287
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+11.08% -12.91%
MS Exchange
Oxfordshire

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
94 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.06% 20.37% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 20 45
Average daily rate £400 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (24.14%) Lync
9 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
11 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) CRM
12 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
12 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) Office 365

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (24.14%) Lync
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Yammer
3 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.45%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC