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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 65 48 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 60 91 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 3.60% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.86% 19.24% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 32
Average daily rate
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£351 £415 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +33.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +46.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
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
433 473 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.71% 18.70% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 245 186
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £466 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 -8 24 £400 -5.88% 8
Bracknell -3 7 £168 +18.37% 4
Maidenhead -2 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Slough -17 2 £120 -68.00%
Newbury 0 1 £275 -26.66% 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 87 (72.50%) Windows
2 80 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (34.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (28.33%) MS Excel
7 32 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (25.00%) Migration
9 28 (23.33%) VMware
9 28 (23.33%) Firewall
10 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 24 (20.00%) Citrix
12 22 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (17.50%) DV Cleared
13 21 (17.50%) DNS
14 20 (16.67%) SCCM
15 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
15 19 (15.83%) Lync
16 18 (15.00%) Windows 8
16 18 (15.00%) SQL
16 18 (15.00%) ITIL
17 17 (14.17%) MS Office
17 17 (14.17%) Cisco
17 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (13.33%) Blackberry
18 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 41 (34.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (15.83%) Lync
6 6 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.17%) IIS
8 4 (3.33%) Zimbra
9 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.67%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.83%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Office 365
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.33%) Firewall
2 21 (17.50%) DNS
3 15 (12.50%) DHCP
4 13 (10.83%) Internet
5 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.00%) LAN
6 11 (9.17%) SAN
6 11 (9.17%) DMZ
7 9 (7.50%) VPN
7 9 (7.50%) WAN
8 4 (3.33%) VoIP
9 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.67%) IMAP
10 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.67%) POP3
11 1 (0.83%) SMTP
11 1 (0.83%) HTTP
11 1 (0.83%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 7
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) JMeter
2 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.83%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.83%) French Language
4 1 (0.83%) German Language
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Support Engineer
2 13 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.33%) Architect
3 10 (8.33%) Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) Analyst
4 9 (7.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) IT Support
6 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.83%) Support Technician
6 7 (5.83%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
8 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.50%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.67%) Blog
4 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Handset
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 87 (72.50%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.00%) UNIX
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.17%) Linux
10 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.83%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Migration
2 18 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.17%) Service Management
5 4 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.50%) Time Management
6 3 (2.50%) Change Control
6 3 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.50%) Project Management
6 3 (2.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.67%) IT Governance
7 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.67%) Logistics
7 2 (1.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
3 1 (0.83%) VB
3 1 (0.83%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) C++
3 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.50%) DV Cleared
3 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.67%) MCSE
5 10 (8.33%) Degree
6 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.50%) MCP
7 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.33%) MCTS
8 4 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.50%) CCNA
9 3 (2.50%) CCA
9 3 (2.50%) MCSA
10 2 (1.67%) MCSD
10 2 (1.67%) MCITP
11 1 (0.83%) MCDST
11 1 (0.83%) CNE
11 1 (0.83%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.67%) XenApp
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.67%) vSphere
5 6 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.67%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.67%) XenServer
9 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (16.67%) SCCM
2 7 (5.83%) SCOM
2 7 (5.83%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.50%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.67%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.33%) VMware
3 24 (20.00%) Citrix
4 17 (14.17%) Cisco
5 11 (9.17%) Symantec
6 7 (5.83%) HP
7 6 (5.00%) Lotus
8 3 (2.50%) Apple
8 3 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (1.67%) EMC
9 2 (1.67%) IBM
9 2 (1.67%) CA
9 2 (1.67%) AppSense
9 2 (1.67%) Lumension
10 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) Novell
10 1 (0.83%) Juniper
10 1 (0.83%) Remedy
10 1 (0.83%) McAfee
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