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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 47 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.67% 1.33% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 5.71% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -19.44%
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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
102 105 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.03% 23.28% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 39
Average daily rate £375 £365 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.38 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +243.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 7 (43.75%) MS Office
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
11 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
11 3 (18.75%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (18.75%) Infor
12 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
13 1 (6.25%) Symantec
13 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (6.25%) Cisco
13 1 (6.25%) VBScript
13 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
13 1 (6.25%) Wireless
13 1 (6.25%) Migration
13 1 (6.25%) Apple
13 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Infor
4 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Apple