The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 22 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% - 7.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% - 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £110 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
MS Exchange
Gloucestershire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.88% 13.42% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Average daily rate £400 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £345 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Dell
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (12.50%) High Availability
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (12.50%) Veeam

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Draytek
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard