The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 85 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 38 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 2.57% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.05% 17.30% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Average daily rate £254 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.08 £11.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.17% -46.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
MS Exchange
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
378 393 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.88% 14.85% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 196 241
Average daily rate £350 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -26 14 £200 -50.00% 9
Slough +14 6 £364 -9.06% 1
Bracknell -12 6 £253 -26.54% 1
Newbury +7 1 - - 1
Wokingham -8 1 - - 2
Windsor - 1 £400 -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 64 (85.33%) Windows
2 56 (74.67%) Active Directory
3 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 38 (50.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (41.33%) VMware
7 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (26.67%) Migration
11 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
11 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
12 16 (21.33%) DNS
13 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (18.67%) DHCP
15 13 (17.33%) Clustering
15 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (16.00%) Office 365
17 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
18 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (13.33%) ITIL
18 10 (13.33%) Citrix
19 9 (12.00%) MS Office
19 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
19 9 (12.00%) Blackberry
19 9 (12.00%) SCCM
20 8 (10.67%) WSUS
20 8 (10.67%) Windows 8

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (50.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.67%) Lync
7 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 3 (4.00%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Maximo
1 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
3 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall
4 8 (10.67%) SAN
4 8 (10.67%) Wireless
5 7 (9.33%) LAN
6 6 (8.00%) WAN
7 4 (5.33%) MPLS
7 4 (5.33%) VPN
8 3 (4.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.67%) IPsec
9 2 (2.67%) Skype
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.33%) NAS
10 1 (1.33%) Network Security
10 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (2.67%) Local Government
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Billing
2 1 (1.33%) Electronics
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Support
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Messaging Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Clustering
2 9 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) AS400
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.33%) iSeries
7 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (85.33%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.33%) Linux
10 3 (4.00%) AIX
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.00%) Unix
10 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.33%) SUSE
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Migration
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 5 (6.67%) High Availability
4 5 (6.67%) Project Management
4 5 (6.67%) Release Management
5 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.67%) Coaching
6 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Server Building
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.33%) VB
2 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) VCP5
4 2 (2.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) MCTS
5 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (74.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.67%) XenApp
6 4 (5.33%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.33%) NFS
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.67%) WSUS
3 6 (8.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco
5 6 (8.00%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Dell
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.67%) Google
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.67%) Remedy
9 2 (2.67%) SAP
9 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.67%) Veritas
9 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.33%) Aruba
10 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.33%) ProCurve
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