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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 19 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.60% 2.96% 2.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.14% 10.34% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£176 £359 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £384 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 - £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
MS Exchange
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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
58 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.20% 28.57% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 21
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £23.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (39.13%) MS Office
6 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
8 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
11 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) HP
12 3 (13.04%) DHCP
12 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 3 (13.04%) DNS
12 3 (13.04%) Lotus
12 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
12 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.04%) Infor
13 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
13 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
14 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
14 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
14 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
14 1 (4.35%) Lync

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) Change Management
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Lotus
4 3 (13.04%) Infor
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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