Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 89 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.72% 1.47% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.27% 6.36% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +43.59% -39.06%
10th Percentile £175 £242 £155
90th Percentile £391 £394 £525
South East median daily rate £290 £343 £325
% change year-on-year -15.33% +5.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +6.45% -20.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £15.75 £14.75
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.25
South East median hourly rate £16.26 £19.31 £16.14
% change year-on-year -15.81% +19.66% +0.88%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 269 283 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 22.16% 23.06% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 199 210
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -29.73%
10th Percentile £275 £307 £170
90th Percentile £598 £592 £521
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +2.63% +7.41%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.88 £14.25
90th Percentile £17.95 £22.70 £35.63
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.29 £21.50
% change year-on-year -9.16% -0.98% +22.86%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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
Oxford -17 7 £390 +15.56% 3
Bicester - 4 £175 - 1
Banbury - 3 £300 -
Witney 0 2 - -
Abingdon - 2 £367 - 2
Thame - 2 £386 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Office 365
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) Citrix
8 8 (24.24%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) Apple
10 6 (18.18%) HP
10 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.15%) vSphere
11 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 5 (15.15%) LAN
11 5 (15.15%) SAN

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 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) VoIP
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) IT Support
2 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (9.09%) Ticket Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCSE
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.09%) XenServer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Apple
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.03%) Lumension
7 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat