The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 43 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.65% 3.71% 5.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.62% 19.33% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
Average daily rate
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£278 £230 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.65% -45.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £375 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £305 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.25 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £21.25 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
MS Exchange
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
145 119 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.62% 19.19% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +271.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £33.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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
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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £163 -29.34% 5
Peterborough +7 8 £375 +74.41%
Huntingdon - 1 - - 2
St Neots - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (35.09%) Citrix
7 19 (33.33%) VMware
8 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (24.56%) HP
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL
11 13 (22.81%) SQL
11 13 (22.81%) Firewall
11 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle
12 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
13 9 (15.79%) SMTP
13 9 (15.79%) VPN
13 9 (15.79%) CSS
13 9 (15.79%) HTML
13 9 (15.79%) Perl
13 9 (15.79%) PHP
13 9 (15.79%) Tcl
13 9 (15.79%) OAuth
13 9 (15.79%) jQuery
13 9 (15.79%) HTML5
13 9 (15.79%) Open Source
13 9 (15.79%) OpenID
13 9 (15.79%) OpenSSO
13 9 (15.79%) CSS3

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) SMTP
2 9 (15.79%) VPN
3 8 (14.04%) ISDN
4 6 (10.53%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) SSL
4 6 (10.53%) DHCP
4 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.53%) MPLS
4 6 (10.53%) SAN
5 4 (7.02%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) Wireless
6 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.51%) PBX
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix Support
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) CSS
1 9 (15.79%) HTML
1 9 (15.79%) OAuth
1 9 (15.79%) jQuery
1 9 (15.79%) HTML5
1 9 (15.79%) OpenID
1 9 (15.79%) CSS3
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.26%) PKI
5 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
5 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.04%) Linux
7 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.26%) UNIX
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Android
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.51%) Debian
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.51%) Change Control
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 1 (1.75%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Logistics
6 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.75%) Network Management
6 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Perl
2 9 (15.79%) PHP
2 9 (15.79%) Tcl
3 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) MCDST
4 2 (3.51%) MCTS
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) XenServer
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) OpenSSO
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) WMI
4 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) Citrix
3 19 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (24.56%) HP
5 11 (19.30%) Oracle
6 7 (12.28%) 3PAR
7 6 (10.53%) Imperva
7 6 (10.53%) WatchGuard
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco
8 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.02%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) EMC
10 3 (5.26%) Clearswift
10 3 (5.26%) McAfee
10 3 (5.26%) F5
11 2 (3.51%) Mitel
11 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.51%) Apple
11 2 (3.51%) IBM
11 2 (3.51%) Avaya