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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 66 66 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 60 75 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.41% 2.89% 4.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.39% 16.03% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 47
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£257 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 28
Average hourly rate £21.25 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £16.20 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £111.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £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
448 468 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.02% 18.03% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 247 205
Average daily rate £400 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 42
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -8 23 £155 -37.06% 4
Hertfordshire +13 11 £375 +257.14% 13
Essex -1 10 £257 -22.12% 6
Bedfordshire -6 7 £450 +9.75% 2
Suffolk +2 5 £200 -11.11% 4
Norfolk 0 3 £291 +18.87% 2
MS Exchange
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 115 (79.31%) Windows
2 109 (75.17%) Active Directory
3 87 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 66 (45.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 65 (44.83%) VMware
6 61 (42.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (37.93%) Citrix
8 54 (37.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (29.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (26.21%) HP
12 36 (24.83%) ITIL
13 35 (24.14%) MS Office
14 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (21.38%) Windows 7
16 30 (20.69%) Cisco
17 27 (18.62%) MS Excel
18 25 (17.24%) DNS
18 25 (17.24%) SQL
18 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
19 24 (16.55%) Migration
20 23 (15.86%) DHCP
20 23 (15.86%) SAN
21 22 (15.17%) MCSE
22 21 (14.48%) Linux
22 21 (14.48%) Windows XP
22 21 (14.48%) Clustering
23 19 (13.10%) Firewall
24 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 66 (45.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 43 (29.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.90%) Lync
7 5 (3.45%) IIS
7 5 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (24.14%) MS Office
2 27 (18.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) DNS
2 23 (15.86%) SAN
2 23 (15.86%) DHCP
3 19 (13.10%) Firewall
4 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.66%) VPN
5 12 (8.28%) Wireless
6 11 (7.59%) LAN
7 10 (6.90%) VoIP
7 10 (6.90%) WAN
8 8 (5.52%) IP Telephony
8 8 (5.52%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.76%) VLAN
10 4 (2.76%) ISDN
10 4 (2.76%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.38%) PBX
12 2 (1.38%) Broadband
12 2 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) DB2
General
1 12 (8.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Analyst
2 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Administrator
5 16 (11.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 14 (9.66%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (8.97%) Desktop Support
8 13 (8.97%) Service Analyst
8 13 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (8.97%) IT Support
9 11 (7.59%) Consultant
10 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.90%) Server Engineer
11 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Exchange Consultant
12 7 (4.83%) Desktop Engineer
13 6 (4.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Consultant
13 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (2.07%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) OAuth
4 1 (0.69%) OpenID
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) CSS3
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Clustering
2 12 (8.28%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.14%) iPad
4 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.45%) Replication
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) iPhone
7 3 (2.07%) PKI
7 3 (2.07%) NHS
7 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
8 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 115 (79.31%) Windows
2 61 (42.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (37.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (21.38%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.48%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.48%) Linux
7 11 (7.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.45%) UNIX
10 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.76%) CentOS
10 4 (2.76%) VMS
10 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.38%) Android
12 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) ITIL
2 24 (16.55%) Migration
3 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.52%) Project Management
5 7 (4.83%) Change Management
6 5 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.07%) CAD
8 3 (2.07%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.07%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.07%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.07%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.07%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.38%) High Availability
9 2 (1.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.24%) SQL
2 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.38%) VBScript
3 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.38%) VBA
4 1 (0.69%) Tcl
4 1 (0.69%) VB6
4 1 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.69%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) Perl
4 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.17%) MCSE
3 13 (8.97%) MCITP
4 10 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.14%) MCSA
6 6 (4.14%) MCP
6 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.45%) CCNA
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.76%) Degree
8 4 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.07%) VCP4
9 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.38%) MCDST
10 2 (1.38%) MCTS
10 2 (1.38%) PMP
10 2 (1.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (75.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.34%) XenApp
3 15 (10.34%) vSphere
4 10 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 10 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.07%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.07%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.38%) XenServer
9 2 (1.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.69%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.69%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.76%) WSUS
3 4 (2.76%) SCOM
3 4 (2.76%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.07%) Nagios
5 2 (1.38%) WMI
5 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.69%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.69%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 87 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (44.83%) VMware
3 55 (37.93%) Citrix
4 38 (26.21%) HP
5 30 (20.69%) Cisco
6 16 (11.03%) NetApp
7 10 (6.90%) Sophos
7 10 (6.90%) 3PAR
8 9 (6.21%) Symantec
9 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.83%) McAfee
10 5 (3.45%) Brocade
10 5 (3.45%) Apple
10 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.45%) Clearswift
10 5 (3.45%) Wyse
11 4 (2.76%) Remedy
11 4 (2.76%) IBM
12 3 (2.07%) Adobe
12 3 (2.07%) Dell
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