The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 46 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.52% 3.45% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.79% 19.09% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Average daily rate
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£308 £298 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £392 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
114 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.97% 18.09% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 48
Average daily rate £323 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Exchange
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) SAN
7 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 10 (37.04%) DHCP
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) XenApp
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (18.52%) WAN
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) HP
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) Wireless
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.81%) VPN
11 4 (14.81%) Office 365
11 4 (14.81%) MCITP
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
12 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 11 (40.74%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
9 1 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Email Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) DameWare
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
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