The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 39 35
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.51% 3.11% 4.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 14.29% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 22
Median daily rate £300 £244 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -31.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -0.16% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% -6.25%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 129 126 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.94% 21.80% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 89 109
Median daily rate £500 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £513 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 20
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +6 3 £300 -17.58%
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) PKI
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (21.43%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) DMARC
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DMARC
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Personalization
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec