The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 1.55% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 11.84% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£356 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
MS Exchange
West Midlands

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
98 76 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.31% 13.13% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 32
Average daily rate £356 £345 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -47.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) MCSE
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix
11 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) MS Office
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) VoIP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) VoIP
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) Extranet
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) IMAP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) S/MIME
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Law
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
9 1 (3.33%) SUSE
9 1 (3.33%) Fedora
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) Service Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Management
2 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.33%) CRM
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) Project Management
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) HP APS
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) Mercator
5 1 (3.33%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.33%) Draytek
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CommVault
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Proofpoint
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