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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 32 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.41% 2.82% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 10.75% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £475 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £430 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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
100 93 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.13% 26.20% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 57 17
Average daily rate £420 £433 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +35.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (45.00%) DHCP
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (40.00%) Acronis
6 8 (40.00%) Lumension
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (25.00%) High Availability
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (25.00%) CRM
9 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (15.00%) NHS
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (15.00%) VMware
12 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (10.00%) Finance
12 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Network Support
4 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Azure Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Support
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Acronis
3 8 (40.00%) Lumension
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) Dell