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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 2.51% 3.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 15.60% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £372 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -6.06%
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
102 109 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 16.08% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 59
Average daily rate £400 £331 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) SCCM
10 3 (14.29%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) MCP
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 2 (9.52%) Cisco
11 2 (9.52%) DHCP
11 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.52%) DNS
11 2 (9.52%) LAN
11 2 (9.52%) WAN
11 2 (9.52%) ITIL
11 2 (9.52%) MCSA
11 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
11 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.52%) MCTS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.76%) Draytek
5 1 (4.76%) NETGEAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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