The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 43 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.53% 1.42% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.33% 10.81% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -0.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.79% 13.12% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 37
Average daily rate £370 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.10 £20.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) DMZ
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Online Security
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Online Security
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee