The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 330 289 271
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 270 300 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 3.59% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 159 120
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.33% +36.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 51 75
Average hourly rate £22.88 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.75% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+56.48% -19.44%
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9036 8346 8027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.82% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 5178 4619
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 356 412
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the England region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the England region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
London 0 125 £331 +0.37% 22
South East -31 74 £350 -6.66% 16
East of England -3 27 £255 +2.00% 8
South West -33 17 £325 +8.33% 17
East Midlands +12 7 £300 -7.69% 1
North West -21 7 £200 +6.66% 4
West Midlands -4 6 £306 +45.83% 2
North East -28 5 £255 -36.37% 6
Yorkshire -17 4 £296 -25.93% 8
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 548 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 435 (79.38%) Windows
3 384 (70.07%) Active Directory
4 329 (60.04%) Microsoft
5 318 (58.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 318 (58.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 260 (47.45%) VMware
7 238 (43.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 185 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 155 (28.28%) Citrix
10 151 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (24.09%) DNS
12 131 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 125 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 124 (22.63%) MS Excel
15 118 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 110 (20.07%) Windows 7
17 104 (18.98%) DHCP
18 99 (18.07%) ITIL
19 95 (17.34%) SAN
20 93 (16.97%) Migration
21 90 (16.42%) Windows XP
22 89 (16.24%) Blackberry
23 88 (16.06%) Office 365
24 87 (15.88%) SharePoint
25 86 (15.69%) Cisco
26 84 (15.33%) Hyper-V
27 83 (15.15%) SQL
28 81 (14.78%) PowerShell
29 80 (14.60%) MS Office

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 548 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 318 (58.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 131 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 87 (15.88%) SharePoint
6 73 (13.32%) Lync
7 65 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 40 (7.30%) IIS
9 32 (5.84%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 6 (1.09%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.91%) Apache
14 4 (0.73%) nginx
15 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 124 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 80 (14.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.06%) Office 365
2 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (24.09%) DNS
2 104 (18.98%) DHCP
3 95 (17.34%) SAN
4 72 (13.14%) Firewall
5 64 (11.68%) TCP/IP
6 48 (8.76%) WAN
6 48 (8.76%) LAN
7 33 (6.02%) Wireless
8 32 (5.84%) NAS
9 31 (5.66%) VLAN
10 28 (5.11%) SMTP
11 22 (4.01%) VoIP
11 22 (4.01%) VPN
12 19 (3.47%) LDAP
13 16 (2.92%) Internet
14 13 (2.37%) Unified Communications
15 12 (2.19%) IP Telephony
16 10 (1.82%) WLAN
16 10 (1.82%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.73%) MySQL
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.55%) EDMS
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (12.04%) Finance
2 23 (4.20%) Banking
3 18 (3.28%) Advertising
4 16 (2.92%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Marketing
6 10 (1.82%) Legal
6 10 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.64%) Publishing
7 9 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Local Government
9 4 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (18.80%) Analyst
2 92 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 70 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 51 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 44 (8.03%) Server Engineer
6 40 (7.30%) Support Analyst
7 36 (6.57%) Administrator
7 36 (6.57%) Consultant
8 35 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 29 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 29 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.56%) Desktop Support
12 24 (4.38%) Architect
13 19 (3.47%) Service Analyst
13 19 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (3.10%) Technical Support
16 16 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (2.55%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.28%) Middleware
2 6 (1.09%) .NET
3 4 (0.73%) libvirt
4 3 (0.55%) HTML
4 3 (0.55%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.55%) MAPI
5 2 (0.36%) WCF
5 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.36%) Ajax
5 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) JSP
6 1 (0.18%) COM
6 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.24%) Blackberry
2 42 (7.66%) Clustering
3 35 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.56%) Replication
5 9 (1.64%) iPhone
6 8 (1.46%) iPad
7 6 (1.09%) PKI
7 6 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.09%) NHS
7 6 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.73%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.36%) AS400
10 2 (0.36%) PDA
10 2 (0.36%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.36%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.36%) iSeries
11 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 435 (79.38%) Windows
2 318 (58.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 238 (43.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 151 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (20.07%) Windows 7
6 90 (16.42%) Windows XP
7 46 (8.39%) Windows 8
8 30 (5.47%) Linux
9 18 (3.28%) Android
10 15 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (2.55%) UNIX
12 12 (2.19%) Windows 2000
12 12 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 11 (2.01%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.28%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.91%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.55%) MVS
18 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.07%) ITIL
2 93 (16.97%) Migration
3 37 (6.75%) Change Management
4 31 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (4.93%) Mentoring
6 17 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (2.74%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.37%) Configuration Management
9 11 (2.01%) Problem Management
10 10 (1.82%) ITIL V3
11 8 (1.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (1.46%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (1.46%) Business Continuity
11 8 (1.46%) Workflow
12 7 (1.28%) Service Delivery
12 7 (1.28%) Load Balancing
12 7 (1.28%) Network Load Balancing
12 7 (1.28%) Unit Testing
13 6 (1.09%) CRM
13 6 (1.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 83 (15.15%) SQL
2 81 (14.78%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.10%) VBScript
4 9 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.28%) Perl
6 6 (1.09%) VB
7 5 (0.91%) Python
8 4 (0.73%) Ruby
9 3 (0.55%) C
10 2 (0.36%) C#
10 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (13.50%) MCSE
3 64 (11.68%) Security Cleared
4 45 (8.21%) SC Cleared
5 33 (6.02%) MCITP
6 30 (5.47%) MCP
7 24 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (4.20%) CCNA
9 20 (3.65%) MCSA
9 20 (3.65%) MCTS
10 19 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (3.47%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.64%) Degree
11 9 (1.64%) CCNP
12 7 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.73%) CCA
15 3 (0.55%) CCEA
15 3 (0.55%) MCDST
16 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 384 (70.07%) Active Directory
2 125 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (15.33%) Hyper-V
4 60 (10.95%) XenApp
5 52 (9.49%) vSphere
6 39 (7.12%) VMware ESX
7 19 (3.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 16 (2.92%) DFS Replication
8 16 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.37%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.37%) VMware Server
10 12 (2.19%) Xen
11 11 (2.01%) XenServer
12 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.91%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.91%) vCloud
14 4 (0.73%) Docker
14 4 (0.73%) UAG
14 4 (0.73%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.73%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 45 (8.21%) SCCM
2 38 (6.93%) Backup Exec
3 29 (5.29%) SCOM
4 26 (4.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 20 (3.65%) HP SIM
6 18 (3.28%) ARCserve
7 16 (2.92%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.28%) WSUS
10 5 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.73%) Salt
11 4 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.73%) Puppet
11 4 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.73%) Nagios
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 329 (60.04%) Microsoft
2 260 (47.45%) VMware
3 155 (28.28%) Citrix
4 86 (15.69%) Cisco
5 76 (13.87%) HP
6 69 (12.59%) Symantec
7 53 (9.67%) NetApp
8 25 (4.56%) Veeam
9 24 (4.38%) EMC
10 22 (4.01%) CA
11 18 (3.28%) Dell
12 16 (2.92%) SolarWinds
13 15 (2.74%) IronPort
13 15 (2.74%) Apple
14 14 (2.55%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.19%) Mitel
16 11 (2.01%) Kaspersky
16 11 (2.01%) Oracle
16 11 (2.01%) Juniper
17 10 (1.82%) CheckPoint
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