The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 35 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 23 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.10% 3.58% 4.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.00% 14.29% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Average daily rate
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£220 £333 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.83% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £258 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £380 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.31%
MS Exchange
South East

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
100 119 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.83% 25.05% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 51
Average daily rate £350 £368 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £45.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 14 £176 -50.87% 7
Abingdon -7 1 £235 - 1
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
7 12 (35.29%) MS Office
7 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
11 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.76%) Migration
12 4 (11.76%) DHCP
12 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) HP
13 3 (8.82%) Lotus
13 3 (8.82%) Symantec
13 3 (8.82%) Apple
13 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
13 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
13 3 (8.82%) Infor
14 2 (5.88%) NAS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 19 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.88%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (35.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) Server Support
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Exchange Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) iPhone
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
5 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus
4 3 (8.82%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) Infor
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.94%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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