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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 63 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 91 96 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.96% 4.05% 4.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.75% 25.07% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 59
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£240 £233 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £156 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £320 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £25.10 £20.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
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
617 383 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.08% 16.17% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 166 249
Average daily rate £391 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +18 33 £258 +15.08% 9
Essex -20 23 £173 -4.16% 5
Hertfordshire -16 20 £213 - 13
Norfolk -17 5 £263 +7.14% 1
Suffolk -2 4 £370 +40.95% 2
Bedfordshire -23 4 £275 - 2
MS Exchange
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 168 (71.79%) Windows
2 131 (55.98%) Active Directory
3 127 (54.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 104 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (31.20%) VMware
7 62 (26.50%) Citrix
7 62 (26.50%) Windows 7
8 61 (26.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 52 (22.22%) ITIL
11 50 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 42 (17.95%) DNS
14 38 (16.24%) Firewall
15 37 (15.81%) TCP/IP
16 36 (15.38%) HP
16 36 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (14.53%) MS Excel
17 34 (14.53%) Windows XP
18 33 (14.10%) DHCP
19 32 (13.68%) SharePoint
19 32 (13.68%) SQL
19 32 (13.68%) Windows 8
20 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (12.82%) Oracle
21 30 (12.82%) MS Office
22 29 (12.39%) Cisco
23 28 (11.97%) Migration
23 28 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 127 (54.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 61 (26.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 56 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (13.68%) SharePoint
5 28 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (5.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.14%) IIS
9 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.28%) JOnAS
9 3 (1.28%) Lync
9 3 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.85%) Documentum
11 1 (0.43%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) CICS
Applications
1 34 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.85%) assyst
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.41%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.95%) DNS
2 38 (16.24%) Firewall
3 37 (15.81%) TCP/IP
4 33 (14.10%) DHCP
5 26 (11.11%) SAN
6 22 (9.40%) LAN
7 20 (8.55%) SMTP
8 19 (8.12%) WAN
9 16 (6.84%) VPN
10 14 (5.98%) Wireless
11 12 (5.13%) VoIP
12 10 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.99%) SSL
14 6 (2.56%) ISDN
14 6 (2.56%) Ethernet
14 6 (2.56%) VLAN
14 6 (2.56%) MPLS
15 5 (2.14%) NAS
15 5 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) DB2
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.85%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.43%) Ingres
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 26 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.99%) Publishing
4 6 (2.56%) Law
5 4 (1.71%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (23.50%) Analyst
2 43 (18.38%) Support Engineer
3 38 (16.24%) Support Analyst
4 28 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (9.40%) Developer
6 20 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.26%) Technical Support
8 16 (6.84%) Consultant
8 16 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.70%) Server Engineer
11 11 (4.70%) IT Support
12 10 (4.27%) Problem Manager
12 10 (4.27%) Service Analyst
12 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.85%) Administrator
13 9 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.12%) HTML
1 19 (8.12%) CSS
1 19 (8.12%) jQuery
1 19 (8.12%) OAuth
1 19 (8.12%) OpenID
1 19 (8.12%) HTML5
1 19 (8.12%) CSS3
2 14 (5.98%) .NET
3 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Open Source
2 17 (7.26%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.27%) Clustering
4 8 (3.42%) iPhone
5 6 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.14%) Replication
7 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.28%) iPad
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 168 (71.79%) Windows
2 104 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (26.50%) Windows 7
4 50 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (14.53%) Windows XP
7 32 (13.68%) Windows 8
8 16 (6.84%) Linux
9 5 (2.14%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.14%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.71%) UNIX
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) AIX
12 2 (0.85%) Solaris
12 2 (0.85%) Debian
13 1 (0.43%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.43%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.22%) ITIL
2 28 (11.97%) Migration
3 14 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (5.98%) ITSM
3 14 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (4.70%) Change Control
5 9 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.42%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (3.42%) Load Balancing
6 8 (3.42%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.56%) Line Management
8 5 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.14%) Change Management
9 4 (1.71%) MVC
9 4 (1.71%) CRM
9 4 (1.71%) Project Management
9 4 (1.71%) Service Management
9 4 (1.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.68%) SQL
2 23 (9.83%) Perl
3 19 (8.12%) PHP
3 19 (8.12%) Tcl
4 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.42%) C#
5 8 (3.42%) VB
6 6 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.71%) VBA
8 2 (0.85%) ABAP
8 2 (0.85%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.41%) MCSE
4 13 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.99%) MCSA
5 7 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.56%) MCITP
6 6 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.14%) MCP
7 5 (2.14%) Degree
8 4 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.71%) CCNA
8 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.28%) MCDST
9 3 (1.28%) CCA
9 3 (1.28%) VCP5
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
10 1 (0.43%) MCPD
10 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (55.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.54%) vSphere
4 24 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.26%) XenApp
5 11 (4.70%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.42%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.99%) XenServer
8 5 (2.14%) vCloud
8 5 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.28%) UAG
9 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.85%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (9.40%) SCCM
2 21 (8.97%) Backup Exec
3 19 (8.12%) OpenSSO
4 12 (5.13%) SCOM
5 10 (4.27%) WSUS
6 8 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.99%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.85%) OVSD
8 2 (0.85%) OpenView
8 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 114 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 73 (31.20%) VMware
3 62 (26.50%) Citrix
4 36 (15.38%) HP
5 30 (12.82%) Oracle
6 29 (12.39%) Cisco
7 22 (9.40%) NetApp
8 17 (7.26%) Symantec
9 13 (5.56%) WatchGuard
10 9 (3.85%) McAfee
10 9 (3.85%) EMC
11 8 (3.42%) CommVault
11 8 (3.42%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.99%) Intel
12 7 (2.99%) Sophos
13 6 (2.56%) Imperva
14 5 (2.14%) Acronis
14 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.14%) Veritas
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