The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 43 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.95% 3.24% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.33% 19.33% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Average daily rate
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£203 £201 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £188 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £311
% change year-on-year
- -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 119 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.50% 16.78% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 57
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £47.70 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 19 £205 +9.33% 6
Peterborough +9 12 £220 +2.32% 1
Ely - - - - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 48 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
3 41 (56.94%) Windows
4 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (30.56%) Firewall
8 21 (29.17%) VMware
8 21 (29.17%) Oracle
8 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 21 (29.17%) ITIL
9 20 (27.78%) Cisco
9 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 19 (26.39%) HP
11 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 17 (23.61%) Citrix
12 17 (23.61%) Migration
13 16 (22.22%) Tcl
13 16 (22.22%) CSS
13 16 (22.22%) SMTP
13 16 (22.22%) HTML
13 16 (22.22%) Perl
13 16 (22.22%) PHP
13 16 (22.22%) OAuth
13 16 (22.22%) jQuery
13 16 (22.22%) Open Source
13 16 (22.22%) OpenID
13 16 (22.22%) OpenSSO
13 16 (22.22%) HTML5

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 48 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.94%) JOnAS
6 2 (2.78%) Lync
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) Firewall
2 16 (22.22%) SMTP
3 15 (20.83%) LAN
3 15 (20.83%) WAN
4 14 (19.44%) Wireless
5 10 (13.89%) DNS
5 10 (13.89%) DHCP
6 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (9.72%) VLAN
7 7 (9.72%) SAN
8 4 (5.56%) Internet
9 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) SSL
10 2 (2.78%) ISDN
10 2 (2.78%) VPN
10 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.78%) MPLS
10 2 (2.78%) NAS
11 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support
6 7 (9.72%) Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Wintel Support
10 3 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) CSS
1 16 (22.22%) HTML
1 16 (22.22%) OAuth
1 16 (22.22%) jQuery
1 16 (22.22%) OpenID
1 16 (22.22%) HTML5
1 16 (22.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) PKI
2 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.78%) UNIX
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Migration
3 8 (11.11%) Change Control
3 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.56%) Network Management
5 3 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Project Management
7 1 (1.39%) CRM
7 1 (1.39%) Network Design
7 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.39%) Web Development
7 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Tcl
1 16 (22.22%) Perl
1 16 (22.22%) PHP
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) MCSE
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) MCITP
3 3 (4.17%) CCA
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.78%) MCSA
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.06%) XenApp
4 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.72%) vSphere
5 7 (9.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (6.94%) UAG
7 4 (5.56%) XenServer
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) OpenSSO
2 12 (16.67%) SCCM
3 10 (13.89%) SCOM
4 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 4 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) VMware
2 21 (29.17%) Oracle
3 20 (27.78%) Cisco
4 19 (26.39%) HP
5 17 (23.61%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) Symantec
6 4 (5.56%) CA
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) WatchGuard
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
7 3 (4.17%) Dell
7 3 (4.17%) Altiris
8 2 (2.78%) Mercator
8 2 (2.78%) Imperva
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.39%) Polycom
9 1 (1.39%) Exinda