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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 32 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.78% 3.55% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.31% 19.35% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
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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
97 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.94% 18.34% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 28
Average daily rate £450 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (42.86%) MS Office
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 8
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
11 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) CRM
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (9.52%) NAS
12 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
12 2 (9.52%) DHCP
12 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
12 2 (9.52%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 8
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Infor
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp