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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 29 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.59% 5.05% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 25.00% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
Average daily rate
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£170 £220 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -38.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £220 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.41 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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
120 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.52% 20.18% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 20 36
Average daily rate £413 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 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 28 August 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (23.08%) Lumension
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 6 (23.08%) Acronis
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
8 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (11.54%) DNS
11 3 (11.54%) SQL
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.54%) HP
11 3 (11.54%) Citrix
11 3 (11.54%) SAN
11 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.54%) SCOM
11 3 (11.54%) Network Security
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Yammer
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Support
5 4 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL
1 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Acronis
3 6 (23.08%) Lumension
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.85%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco