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 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 33 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.61% 1.85% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.87% 11.11% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £300 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £304 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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
115 99 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 16.64% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 45
Average daily rate £363 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £13.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.25 £10.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (36.17%) ITIL
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
5 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
7 12 (25.53%) Blackberry
8 11 (23.40%) Firewall
9 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.15%) Office 365
10 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) LAN
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco
11 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (14.89%) MobileIron
12 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
12 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 7 (14.89%) MS Office
12 7 (14.89%) Migration
13 6 (12.77%) Finance
13 6 (12.77%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
14 5 (10.64%) Lync

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.64%) Lync
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.15%) LAN
4 7 (14.89%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) Wireless
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.38%) Skype
7 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) SAN
9 1 (2.13%) ADSL
9 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.13%) NAS
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) German Language
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.38%) Linux
9 3 (6.38%) Unix
9 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Coaching
5 1 (2.13%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.13%) Data Security
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.38%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MCDST
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) NFS
3 3 (6.38%) Samba
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) MobileIron
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix
6 4 (8.51%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) HP
9 1 (2.13%) arcserve
9 1 (2.13%) Aruba
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) Intel
9 1 (2.13%) IronPort
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) RightFax
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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