The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 58 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.67% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.18% 9.32% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £218 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
157 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.77% 17.91% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 91 69
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Birmingham region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Birmingham region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) EMC

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) S/MIME
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (16.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Proofpoint