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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 50 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.84% 3.14% 7.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.30% 20.00% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 31
Average daily rate
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£306 £230 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.15% -36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £190 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £316 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
177 75 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.18% 15.72% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 34 84
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.30 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% -49.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.06 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.60 £19.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2015. 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 -15 13 £438 +25.00%
Banbury - 3 £300 -
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (32.08%) VMware
7 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
10 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
10 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (20.75%) Migration
12 10 (18.87%) Citrix
12 10 (18.87%) SQL
12 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
12 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
13 9 (16.98%) SCCM
13 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
13 9 (16.98%) MS Office
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.09%) SAN
14 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (15.09%) Lync
15 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
15 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
15 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
15 7 (13.21%) XenApp
15 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (15.09%) Lync
5 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (7.55%) IIS
7 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Yammer
4 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) SAN
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) Network Security
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
6 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.77%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
5 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 6 (11.32%) Linux
7 5 (9.43%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.89%) Time Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
System Software
1 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) XenApp
3 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (9.43%) vSphere
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) SCOM
3 3 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Lotus
6 3 (5.66%) Juniper
6 3 (5.66%) McAfee
7 2 (3.77%) Websense
7 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky
7 2 (3.77%) Meru Networks
7 2 (3.77%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) ProCurve