The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 5.42% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 20.25% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 2
Median daily rate - £288 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 63 79 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.38% 26.78% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 60
Median daily rate £540 £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +18.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Oxford

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Oxford

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft