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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.55% 3.13% 4.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.97% 14.37% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 18
Average daily rate
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£343 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.10 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.75 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -2.36%
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
136 167 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.26% 21.80% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £6.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.10 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) XenApp
10 4 (16.00%) Lync
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) Advertising
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.00%) SCOM
11 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (8.00%) Network Security
12 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Yammer
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
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