The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 23 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.98% 3.13% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.67% 11.84% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate
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£271 £370 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.68% +74.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £373 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
MS Exchange
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 76 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.69% 26.39% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 34
Average daily rate £359 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +7.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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
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 4 March 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (36.67%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) MS Office
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) HP
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
13 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
13 4 (13.33%) Migration
13 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
13 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
13 4 (13.33%) DNS
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (10.00%) Symantec
14 3 (10.00%) SAN
14 3 (10.00%) NetApp
14 3 (10.00%) DHCP
14 3 (10.00%) Cisco
14 3 (10.00%) UNIX
14 3 (10.00%) ISDN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) ISDN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.67%) PBX
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) CSS3
1 1 (3.33%) OpenID
1 1 (3.33%) OAuth
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) Android
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
7 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) Tcl
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCDST
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) WMI
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) OpenSSO
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Lotus
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.33%) Imperva
7 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard