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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.40% 4.90% 4.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.64% 21.54% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 8
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£155 £238 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £157 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £370 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 - £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
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
112 130 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.31% 22.77% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 51
Average daily rate £344 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -64.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +7 16 £271 -26.68% 4
Peterborough -7 5 £104 -55.74%
Huntingdon -3 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (42.22%) Citrix
7 16 (35.56%) VMware
8 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (28.89%) ITIL
9 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
10 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (26.67%) HP
11 10 (22.22%) MS Office
12 9 (20.00%) Linux
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (20.00%) SCCM
12 9 (20.00%) Migration
12 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
13 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
14 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.56%) MCSE
14 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
15 6 (13.33%) Finance
15 6 (13.33%) VPN
15 6 (13.33%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VPN
1 6 (13.33%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) ISDN
4 2 (4.44%) PBX
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support
3 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Support
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) MSMQ
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) OAuth
2 1 (2.22%) OpenID
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) PKI
2 3 (6.67%) iPhone
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (20.00%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.11%) UNIX
9 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
10 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.44%) Android
11 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) CAD
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) Tcl
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) MCP
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.44%) MCDST
5 2 (4.44%) MCTS
5 2 (4.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) XenApp
4 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.22%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.67%) Nagios
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) WMI
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (42.22%) Citrix
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 4 (8.89%) Remedy
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
7 3 (6.67%) Sophos
7 3 (6.67%) Clearswift
7 3 (6.67%) Wyse
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Mapinfo
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Adobe
7 3 (6.67%) Google
7 3 (6.67%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) Avaya