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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.06% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.56% 12.12% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£500 £304 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.60% +27.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -8.57%
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
97 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.25% 17.01% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 18
Average daily rate £425 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £495 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
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 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) MS Office
5 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) CRM
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Lync
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (19.23%) Lync
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Sophos
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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Austin Fraser
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