The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank - 46 48
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.39% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.17% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £210 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £265 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 92 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.56% 17.73% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 44
Average daily rate £350 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2007
West Midlands

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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SAN

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP