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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% 2.82% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.05% 16.13% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£400 £319 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +9.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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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
99 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.15% 17.51% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 30
Average daily rate £463 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 9 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
9 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (11.11%) Citrix
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) Symantec
9 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (11.11%) Sophos
9 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.11%) DHCP
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
9 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Infor
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco