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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 3.13% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 17.39% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £375 £245 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -28.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £370 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £11.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +19.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.05 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.45 £13.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 92 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.99% 17.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 45
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) MCITP
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) VPN
10 2 (10.00%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Online Security
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) IAG
3 1 (5.00%) UAG
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) DameWare
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
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