Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 39 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +43 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 33 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.45% 4.34% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.00% 37.50% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 10
Median daily rate £200 £150 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -44.70% -9.58%
10th Percentile £112 £130 £168
90th Percentile £488 £488 £414
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -10.26%

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 50 88 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.34% 11.58% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 73 135
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £191 £135 £255
90th Percentile £548 £556 £672
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £11.10 - £12.10
90th Percentile £14.00 - £26.40
Median hourly rate £19.18 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.87% -25.00% +14.29%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Oxfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Oxfordshire.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +8 2 £115 -18.05%
Kidlington +5 2 £475 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £200 - 2
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) CommVault
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere

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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (25.00%) PowerApps
3 2 (25.00%) Yammer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Police
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Expert
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Synology
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas