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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.07% 5.25% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.86% 23.26% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate £338 £198 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.88% -34.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £265 £255
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £24.50 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £35.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
84 86 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.76% 22.57% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 30
Average daily rate £400 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
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 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 23 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 23 April 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) XenApp
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
7 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (24.14%) SAN
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 7 (24.14%) NetApp
9 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
9 6 (20.69%) FTP
9 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
9 6 (20.69%) SCOM
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (13.79%) jQuery
11 4 (13.79%) CSS3
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
11 4 (13.79%) OpenID
11 4 (13.79%) OpenSSO
11 4 (13.79%) HTML5

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) FTP
4 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) SMTP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
1 4 (13.79%) CSS3
1 4 (13.79%) OpenID
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
1 4 (13.79%) OAuth
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
1 4 (13.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCA
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCDST
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) XenApp
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
2 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) OpenSSO
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) NetApp
7 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Polycom
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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