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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 39 11 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.38% 9.19% 3.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.61% 38.53% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 5
Average daily rate £350 £296 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% +47.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £380 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.63 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £16.25 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.70 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
66 109 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.99% 23.85% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 90
Average daily rate £260 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Average hourly rate £13.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £16.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.75 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -17 4 £275 -6.77% 4
Thame - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
10 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) DHCP
10 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (11.54%) VMware
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Lync
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) IT Support
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Support Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.85%) Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Google