The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 65 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 70 135 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 4.54% 4.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.93% 25.96% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 25
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£254 £229 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £147 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £433 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
MS Exchange
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 East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
587 520 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.28% 17.50% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 249 190
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 55
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire -22 24 £238 +2.15% 6
Essex -17 14 £262 -6.42% 6
Hertfordshire -15 11 £400 +110.52% 12
Bedfordshire +3 9 £238 - 5
Norfolk -5 7 £225 -5.26% 1
Suffolk +7 5 £225 +12.50% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 108 (81.82%) Windows
2 95 (71.97%) Active Directory
3 71 (53.79%) Microsoft
4 67 (50.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (49.24%) VMware
6 61 (46.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (44.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 51 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (34.09%) Cisco
10 38 (28.79%) HP
10 38 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 32 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 31 (23.48%) Citrix
13 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
14 28 (21.21%) SAN
15 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
15 26 (19.70%) ITIL
16 25 (18.94%) Firewall
17 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (17.42%) Migration
19 22 (16.67%) Wireless
20 21 (15.91%) NetApp
20 21 (15.91%) MS Office
21 20 (15.15%) DNS
22 19 (14.39%) SQL
22 19 (14.39%) vSphere
23 18 (13.64%) MCSE
23 18 (13.64%) LAN
23 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 59 (44.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 38 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (7.58%) IIS
7 5 (3.79%) Lync
8 4 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) MS Office
2 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) TeleForm
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.21%) SAN
2 25 (18.94%) Firewall
3 22 (16.67%) Wireless
4 20 (15.15%) DNS
5 18 (13.64%) LAN
5 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 18 (13.64%) WAN
5 18 (13.64%) DHCP
6 11 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
6 11 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (5.30%) VPN
7 7 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.79%) Internet
9 4 (3.03%) VLAN
9 4 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.27%) BGP
10 3 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.27%) LDAP
10 3 (2.27%) VoIP
11 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Analyst
2 22 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.36%) Administrator
4 12 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Consultant
6 10 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.30%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) Server Administrator
9 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Clustering
1 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.03%) CLARiiON
3 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.03%) iPhone
4 3 (2.27%) iPad
5 2 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.52%) Life Science
5 2 (1.52%) VLE
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 108 (81.82%) Windows
2 67 (50.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (46.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.36%) Linux
7 13 (9.85%) Windows XP
8 10 (7.58%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.03%) Debian
11 3 (2.27%) UNIX
12 2 (1.52%) Android
12 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.70%) ITIL
2 23 (17.42%) Migration
3 14 (10.61%) Change Management
4 12 (9.09%) Change Control
5 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.58%) Project Management
6 8 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.79%) Network Management
8 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.27%) CAD
9 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.27%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.27%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (1.52%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.52%) VBScript
3 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.64%) MCSE
3 14 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.33%) CCNA
5 9 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.06%) MCITP
7 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.79%) HNC
8 5 (3.79%) Degree
9 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.03%) MCSA
10 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.27%) MCP
11 2 (1.52%) CCNP
11 2 (1.52%) PMP
12 1 (0.76%) HND
12 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (71.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) vSphere
4 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.58%) XenApp
6 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.55%) XenServer
7 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.27%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.27%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.76%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) SCCM
2 7 (5.30%) ARCserve
3 4 (3.03%) SCOM
4 3 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.52%) WMI
5 2 (1.52%) WSUS
5 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) OpenView
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 71 (53.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (49.24%) VMware
3 45 (34.09%) Cisco
4 38 (28.79%) HP
5 31 (23.48%) Citrix
6 21 (15.91%) NetApp
7 9 (6.82%) Oracle
7 9 (6.82%) EMC
8 7 (5.30%) Dell
9 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.55%) F5
10 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.79%) CA
11 4 (3.03%) Wyse
11 4 (3.03%) Apple
11 4 (3.03%) Symantec
12 3 (2.27%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.27%) Remedy
12 3 (2.27%) Sophos