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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 31 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.35% 3.84% 5.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.27% 16.87% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £311 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +57.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £280 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
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
74 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.45% 22.74% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 27
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (11.11%) Office 365
12 3 (11.11%) MCSE
12 3 (11.11%) HP
12 3 (11.11%) DNS
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco
12 3 (11.11%) Symantec
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.11%) SAN
12 3 (11.11%) NetApp
12 3 (11.11%) NetBackup

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Life Science
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) VBScript
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCDST
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) WMI
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Polycom
6 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
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