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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 42 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 4.03% 2.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.51% 21.84% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
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£313 £205 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.43% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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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
111 87 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.16% 18.47% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 25
Average daily rate £350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £224 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Average hourly rate £60.00 £25.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -35.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) DHCP
7 9 (28.13%) SAN
7 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
8 8 (25.00%) Cisco
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) SCCM
10 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (18.75%) VLAN
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) Migration
10 6 (18.75%) EMC
11 5 (15.63%) MS Office
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) CCNA
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DHCP
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) VLAN
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) IPv4
7 1 (3.13%) FTP
7 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (12.50%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) MCDST
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.13%) Polycom
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam