The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 65 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.66% 0.72% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.95% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.38% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -22.22%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
158 76 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.93% 18.14% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 44
Average daily rate £475 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.38 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £8.50 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £14.00 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 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 Exchange Server 2003.

1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
5 11 (68.75%) Windows 8
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (56.25%) MS Office
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
10 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
11 2 (12.50%) Infor
12 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
12 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
12 1 (6.25%) Apple
12 1 (6.25%) Cisco
12 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (6.25%) Symantec
12 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (6.25%) Wireless

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 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 Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Infor
4 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec