Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.00% 3.57% 3.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 14.14% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 40 35
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -24.14% +54.26%
10th Percentile £132 £104 £204
90th Percentile £340 £426 £538
South East median daily rate £330 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 - £16.83
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £25.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.92% +47.14% +12.90%

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 256 297 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.42% 25.21% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 222 213
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% +28.10%
10th Percentile £275 £201 £250
90th Percentile £580 £537 £529
South East median daily rate £401 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.32% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 28
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.88 £14.53
90th Percentile £14.03 £15.50 £32.40
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.44 £18.50
% change year-on-year -9.96% +5.05% +13.43%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +4 6 £300 -23.95%
Oxford -29 2 - - 3
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) XenServer
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco