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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 32 10 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.95% 9.56% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.59% 36.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 6
Average daily rate
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£235 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.61% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.79% -13.12%
Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
68 126 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.32% 26.20% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 89 84
Average daily rate £350 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £12.30 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £17.90 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £23.90 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 14 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 14 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 -14 8 £350 -6.97% 5
Abingdon 0 2 £235 -14.54% 1
Banbury - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Witney - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Symantec
9 3 (14.29%) Lotus
9 3 (14.29%) Apple
10 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
10 2 (9.52%) SQL
10 2 (9.52%) VB
10 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (9.52%) Firewall
10 2 (9.52%) Asset Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Server Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Lotus
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Infor
4 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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