The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 29 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.84% 5.70% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.87% 25.58% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate £338 £198 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.88% -28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £225 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £24.50 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
83 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.74% 22.28% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 29
Average daily rate £375 £268 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £187 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £23.43 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) XenApp
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
7 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (25.93%) NetApp
7 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (22.22%) FTP
8 6 (22.22%) IIS
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
9 5 (18.52%) SCOM
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (11.11%) jQuery
11 3 (11.11%) OAuth
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (11.11%) CSS3

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 6 (22.22%) FTP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) SMTP
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) jQuery
1 3 (11.11%) OAuth
1 3 (11.11%) CSS3
1 3 (11.11%) OpenID
1 3 (11.11%) HTML5
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Network Design
2 1 (3.70%) CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
2 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Tcl
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) CCA
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCDST
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) XenApp
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
2 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 5 (18.52%) SCOM
4 3 (11.11%) OpenSSO
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (7.41%) WSUS
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Polycom
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.70%) Altiris
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
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