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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 61 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 92 81 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.00% 3.35% 3.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.94% 21.83% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 45
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£213 £245 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% -33.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £144 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 18
Average hourly rate £22.88 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.39% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £21.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
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
660 371 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.50% 15.34% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 184 230
Average daily rate £398 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £40.80 £33.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 +16 35 £278 +19.35% 13
Essex -26 22 £158 -55.00% 8
Hertfordshire -19 15 £213 -22.72% 7
Norfolk -12 8 £163 -33.67% 3
Suffolk +11 6 £370 +40.95% 2
Bedfordshire -15 4 £275 -25.67%
MS Exchange
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 158 (76.70%) Windows
2 123 (59.71%) Active Directory
3 110 (53.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 104 (50.49%) Microsoft
5 99 (48.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (34.95%) VMware
7 66 (32.04%) Citrix
8 55 (26.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 52 (25.24%) Windows 7
10 49 (23.79%) ITIL
11 48 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2003
13 40 (19.42%) DNS
14 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
15 36 (17.48%) DHCP
16 35 (16.99%) SQL
17 34 (16.50%) Windows XP
18 33 (16.02%) HP
19 32 (15.53%) MS Office
19 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 31 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
20 31 (15.05%) MS Excel
21 30 (14.56%) TCP/IP
22 29 (14.08%) Firewall
23 27 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
24 25 (12.14%) SAN
24 25 (12.14%) SharePoint
24 25 (12.14%) Oracle
25 24 (11.65%) Finance
26 23 (11.17%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 110 (53.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 55 (26.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (12.14%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.43%) IIS
10 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.46%) Lync
11 2 (0.97%) Documentum
12 1 (0.49%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (15.53%) MS Office
2 31 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) assyst
2 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.42%) DNS
2 36 (17.48%) DHCP
3 30 (14.56%) TCP/IP
4 29 (14.08%) Firewall
5 25 (12.14%) SAN
6 17 (8.25%) LAN
7 16 (7.77%) VoIP
7 16 (7.77%) SMTP
7 16 (7.77%) VPN
8 13 (6.31%) WAN
9 8 (3.88%) ISDN
10 7 (3.40%) SSL
10 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.91%) Wireless
11 6 (2.91%) MPLS
11 6 (2.91%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.43%) Broadband
12 5 (2.43%) NAS
12 5 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.97%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.49%) Ingres
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) IDMS
General
1 24 (11.65%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.40%) Publishing
4 6 (2.91%) Law
5 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 4 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (23.79%) Analyst
2 30 (14.56%) Support Analyst
3 29 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (8.74%) Developer
6 16 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.77%) IT Support
7 14 (6.80%) Consultant
8 12 (5.83%) Administrator
9 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Problem Manager
10 10 (4.85%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.85%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.37%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.77%) .NET
2 15 (7.28%) CSS
2 15 (7.28%) jQuery
2 15 (7.28%) OAuth
2 15 (7.28%) OpenID
2 15 (7.28%) HTML5
2 15 (7.28%) CSS3
2 15 (7.28%) HTML
3 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.28%) Open Source
3 12 (5.83%) Clustering
4 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.40%) Replication
6 6 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.91%) iPhone
7 4 (1.94%) iPad
7 4 (1.94%) PKI
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.97%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 158 (76.70%) Windows
2 99 (48.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (25.24%) Windows 7
4 48 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (16.50%) Windows XP
6 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (11.17%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.74%) Linux
9 6 (2.91%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.91%) UNIX
10 5 (2.43%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.97%) Android
12 2 (0.97%) AIX
12 2 (0.97%) Solaris
12 2 (0.97%) Debian
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.49%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.79%) ITIL
2 16 (7.77%) Migration
3 13 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (6.31%) ITSM
4 9 (4.37%) Service Delivery
4 9 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.88%) Load Balancing
5 8 (3.88%) Problem Management
6 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2
6 6 (2.91%) Change Control
7 5 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.43%) CRM
7 5 (2.43%) Change Management
8 4 (1.94%) MVC
8 4 (1.94%) Project Management
8 4 (1.94%) Service Management
8 4 (1.94%) Data Protection
8 4 (1.94%) Business Analysis
8 4 (1.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.99%) SQL
2 19 (9.22%) Perl
3 15 (7.28%) PHP
3 15 (7.28%) Tcl
4 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.88%) C#
6 7 (3.40%) VB
7 6 (2.91%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.94%) VBA
9 2 (0.97%) ABAP
9 2 (0.97%) Java
10 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.80%) MCSE
2 14 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.40%) MCSA
5 6 (2.91%) MCP
6 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.43%) Degree
6 5 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.94%) MCITP
7 4 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.94%) CCNA
8 3 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.46%) VCP5
9 2 (0.97%) MCDST
9 2 (0.97%) MCTS
10 1 (0.49%) MCPD
10 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (59.71%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.19%) XenApp
5 20 (9.71%) vSphere
6 9 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.88%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.43%) vCloud
9 3 (1.46%) XenServer
9 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.97%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.97%) Firmware
10 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.49%) KVM
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (9.22%) Backup Exec
1 19 (9.22%) SCCM
2 15 (7.28%) OpenSSO
3 9 (4.37%) WSUS
4 8 (3.88%) SCOM
4 8 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.40%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.94%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.97%) Nagios
9 1 (0.49%) MOM
9 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 104 (50.49%) Microsoft
2 72 (34.95%) VMware
3 66 (32.04%) Citrix
4 33 (16.02%) HP
5 25 (12.14%) Oracle
6 21 (10.19%) NetApp
7 19 (9.22%) Cisco
8 16 (7.77%) Symantec
9 11 (5.34%) WatchGuard
10 9 (4.37%) Sophos
10 9 (4.37%) EMC
11 8 (3.88%) CommVault
11 8 (3.88%) McAfee
11 8 (3.88%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.40%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.40%) Intel
12 7 (3.40%) IBM
13 6 (2.91%) Imperva
14 5 (2.43%) Acronis
14 5 (2.43%) Dell
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