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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 43 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.77% 3.09% 4.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.34% 13.89% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £314 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
145 144 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.75% 22.26% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 83 37
Average daily rate £420 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 10 £475 -5.00% 5
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) DHCP
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
7 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Acronis
8 9 (27.27%) Lumension
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (21.21%) High Availability
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (21.21%) CRM
10 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (21.21%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) Office 365
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (15.15%) NetApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DHCP
2 7 (21.21%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 11 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Network Support
5 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Architect
7 6 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) Azure Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Exchange Support
9 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) CRM
1 7 (21.21%) High Availability
2 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Acronis
3 9 (27.27%) Lumension
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard