The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 32 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 2.39% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 15.15% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £281
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
MS Exchange
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.67% 15.79% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 22
Average daily rate £350 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +57.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Brighton region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Brighton region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) vMotion
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vMotion
2 2 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) HP