The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 30 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.56% 8.10% 3.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.08% 32.52% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £380 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £13.50 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
77 123 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.14% 24.90% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 85 80
Average daily rate £350 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £29.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.65 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £41.85 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 11 £350 -4.10% 4
Abingdon -2 2 £235 -14.54% 1
Banbury - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
6 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (34.78%) MS Office
8 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
12 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
12 3 (13.04%) Apple
12 3 (13.04%) Lotus
13 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
13 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
13 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
13 2 (8.70%) Symantec
13 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (8.70%) HP
13 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
13 2 (8.70%) Infor
13 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
13 2 (8.70%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Infor
5 1 (4.35%) Meru Networks
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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Rate: £200 - £240 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £15 - 17 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago