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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 0.82% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.20% 4.72% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £225 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £105 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £321 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £305 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
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
123 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.64% 17.29% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 46
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (43.59%) VMware
6 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.77%) DNS
8 12 (30.77%) DHCP
9 11 (28.21%) SAN
10 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (23.08%) Citrix
12 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.51%) XenApp
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (15.38%) LAN
14 6 (15.38%) VoIP
14 6 (15.38%) WAN
14 6 (15.38%) SQL
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.38%) ITIL
15 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
15 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) SAN
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) VoIP
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
6 2 (5.13%) Extranet
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) S/MIME
7 1 (2.56%) IMAP
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (5.13%) Law
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) CentOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.13%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Fedora
9 1 (2.56%) SUSE
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Migration
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.56%) CRM
3 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
3 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.56%) Service Management
3 1 (2.56%) Change Management
3 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) XenApp
3 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.56%) Postfix
6 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Mercator
5 3 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) Proofpoint
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