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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 63 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 1.72% 2.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 12.09% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £208 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £428 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
115 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 14.20% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 29
Average daily rate £400 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £10.55 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £32.75 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (15.00%) XenApp
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) Firewall
11 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (10.00%) MCP
11 2 (10.00%) LAN
11 2 (10.00%) WAN
11 2 (10.00%) DHCP
11 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.00%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
2 1 (5.00%) Polish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) HP APS
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) Draytek
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
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