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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 31 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.95% 6.78% 5.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.75% 33.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £293 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.63 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.11% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.13 £12.20 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £40.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -10.00%
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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
80 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.05% 20.33% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 21
Average daily rate £325 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £12.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £47.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) DHCP
7 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (25.81%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) HP
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (16.13%) CCNA
11 5 (16.13%) MS Office
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) EMC
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
12 4 (12.90%) Migration
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
12 4 (12.90%) VLAN
12 4 (12.90%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DHCP
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) WebEx
6 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) EDRMS
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.68%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Server Building
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNA
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Dovecot
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.68%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Polycom
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus