The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 96 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1038 1162 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.38% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.07% 13.33% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 583 583
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 183
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
MS Exchange
UK

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
9377 8717 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.88% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5329 4507
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 339 413
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 448 £300 - 127
South East -18 249 £330 +10.00% 85
East of England -28 78 £275 +13.40% 23
Yorkshire +4 63 £263 -13.93% 35
South West +10 60 £219 -30.55% 22
North West -35 59 £230 -9.80% 37
West Midlands -1 49 £250 -16.66% 17
East Midlands -8 23 £244 +17.46% 14
North East -8 9 £190 - 3
Midlands -2 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1634 (80.10%) Windows
2 1457 (71.42%) Active Directory
3 1161 (56.91%) Microsoft
4 944 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 851 (41.72%) VMware
6 808 (39.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 553 (27.11%) Citrix
8 544 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 516 (25.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 494 (24.22%) Windows 7
11 429 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 405 (19.85%) ITIL
13 400 (19.61%) MS Office
14 384 (18.82%) MS Excel
15 356 (17.45%) DNS
16 353 (17.30%) Exchange Server 2007
17 349 (17.11%) SQL Server
18 323 (15.83%) Cisco
19 322 (15.78%) Exchange Server 2013
20 320 (15.69%) SAN
21 293 (14.36%) Migration
22 290 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
23 285 (13.97%) Firewall
24 275 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2003
25 269 (13.19%) DHCP
26 268 (13.14%) Lync
27 262 (12.84%) SQL
28 256 (12.55%) SharePoint
28 256 (12.55%) Office 365
29 248 (12.16%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 944 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 353 (17.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 322 (15.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 275 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 268 (13.14%) Lync
6 256 (12.55%) SharePoint
7 138 (6.76%) IIS
8 130 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 55 (2.70%) IBM Notes
10 44 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
11 41 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
15 12 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.54%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
17 10 (0.49%) Apache
18 9 (0.44%) GroupWise
19 3 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 400 (19.61%) MS Office
2 384 (18.82%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
5 15 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.64%) MS Project
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.20%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.049%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.049%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) Maximo
3 4 (0.20%) RMDS
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) assyst
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.049%) Line 500
6 1 (0.049%) TeleForm
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 256 (12.55%) Office 365
2 70 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.37%) IaaS
4 20 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.88%) PaaS
6 17 (0.83%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.54%) Google Apps
7 11 (0.54%) SaaS
8 8 (0.39%) Yammer
9 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.098%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 356 (17.45%) DNS
2 320 (15.69%) SAN
3 285 (13.97%) Firewall
4 269 (13.19%) DHCP
5 245 (12.01%) LAN
6 227 (11.13%) WAN
7 199 (9.75%) TCP/IP
8 130 (6.37%) VPN
9 91 (4.46%) VLAN
10 79 (3.87%) NAS
11 69 (3.38%) Internet
11 69 (3.38%) VoIP
12 61 (2.99%) Wireless
13 49 (2.40%) MPLS
14 45 (2.21%) LDAP
15 35 (1.72%) SMTP
16 31 (1.52%) BIG-IP
16 31 (1.52%) iSCSI
16 31 (1.52%) Unified Communications
17 30 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.44%) MySQL
7 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.25%) DB2
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.098%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.098%) EDMS
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.049%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.049%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.049%) MS Access
11 1 (0.049%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (0.29%) MSI
2 3 (0.15%) Ant
2 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.15%) JIRA
2 3 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.098%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.049%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.049%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.049%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.049%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.049%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.049%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.049%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.049%) InstallShield
General
1 193 (9.46%) Finance
2 53 (2.60%) Banking
3 38 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 28 (1.37%) Retail
4 28 (1.37%) Legal
5 23 (1.13%) Advertising
6 21 (1.03%) Law
7 16 (0.78%) Back Office
8 14 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.59%) Publishing
9 12 (0.59%) Marketing
10 11 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.49%) Local Government
12 7 (0.34%) Military
13 6 (0.29%) Electronics
14 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 4 (0.20%) German Language
15 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 378 (18.53%) Analyst
2 301 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 265 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 202 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 199 (9.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 172 (8.43%) Support Analyst
7 109 (5.34%) Architect
8 105 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 100 (4.90%) Administrator
9 100 (4.90%) Server Engineer
10 98 (4.80%) Desktop Support
11 90 (4.41%) IT Support
12 89 (4.36%) Consultant
13 87 (4.26%) Service Analyst
14 82 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
15 81 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 77 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
17 70 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
18 69 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 54 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.62%) .NET
2 13 (0.64%) HTML
2 13 (0.64%) Application Packaging
3 11 (0.54%) XML
4 10 (0.49%) Web Services
5 9 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.44%) Middleware
6 6 (0.29%) Software Packaging
6 6 (0.29%) REST
7 5 (0.25%) MAPI
7 5 (0.25%) XMPP
8 4 (0.20%) CSS
9 3 (0.15%) JSP
9 3 (0.15%) COM
9 3 (0.15%) J2EE
9 3 (0.15%) ODBC
9 3 (0.15%) Flash
9 3 (0.15%) SAML
9 3 (0.15%) JSON
10 2 (0.098%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.36%) Blackberry
2 104 (5.10%) Clustering
3 95 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 71 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.11%) iPhone
6 40 (1.96%) PKI
7 39 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 34 (1.67%) Replication
10 30 (1.47%) Fat Client
10 30 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 28 (1.37%) NHS
12 25 (1.23%) Computer Science
13 20 (0.98%) iPad
14 19 (0.93%) HP Storage
15 12 (0.59%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.59%) AS400
16 11 (0.54%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.54%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1634 (80.10%) Windows
2 808 (39.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 544 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 516 (25.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 494 (24.22%) Windows 7
6 246 (12.06%) Windows XP
7 146 (7.16%) Linux
8 145 (7.11%) Windows 8
9 81 (3.97%) UNIX
10 54 (2.65%) Android
11 34 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.42%) Windows Vista
13 28 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 19 (0.93%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.69%) Solaris
17 14 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
18 13 (0.64%) Debian
19 12 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (19.85%) ITIL
2 293 (14.36%) Migration
3 101 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 89 (4.36%) Service Management
5 87 (4.26%) Change Management
6 70 (3.43%) Project Management
7 66 (3.24%) Service Delivery
8 60 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 59 (2.89%) Incident Management
10 45 (2.21%) Change Control
11 43 (2.11%) ITSM
12 40 (1.96%) Business Continuity
13 37 (1.81%) CRM
13 37 (1.81%) Performance Management
13 37 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
14 33 (1.62%) PRINCE2
14 33 (1.62%) Configuration Management
14 33 (1.62%) Information Security
15 31 (1.52%) Mentoring
16 30 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 262 (12.84%) SQL
2 172 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 26 (1.27%) VBScript
4 20 (0.98%) VB
5 14 (0.69%) C
6 13 (0.64%) Java
6 13 (0.64%) Perl
7 9 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.34%) C#
9 7 (0.34%) Python
10 6 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.25%) VBA
12 4 (0.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.049%) X++
13 1 (0.049%) R
Qualifications
1 290 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 217 (10.64%) MCSE
3 187 (9.17%) Security Cleared
4 139 (6.81%) SC Cleared
5 87 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (3.73%) MCITP
7 75 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 74 (3.63%) MCP
9 73 (3.58%) CCNA
9 73 (3.58%) Degree
10 69 (3.38%) MCSA
11 44 (2.16%) MCTS
12 32 (1.57%) DV Cleared
13 27 (1.32%) CCNP
14 17 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 16 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.49%) CCA
16 10 (0.49%) HNC
16 10 (0.49%) MCDST
16 10 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.98%) SLA
2 14 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.20%) QA
5 1 (0.049%) COBIT
5 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1457 (71.42%) Active Directory
2 429 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (11.72%) Hyper-V
4 188 (9.22%) XenApp
5 179 (8.77%) vSphere
6 100 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 89 (4.36%) XenDesktop
8 59 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (2.25%) Terminal Services
10 37 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
12 24 (1.18%) XenServer
13 20 (0.98%) Xen
13 20 (0.98%) NLBS
14 19 (0.93%) ISA Server
15 17 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 15 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 14 (0.69%) NFS
18 12 (0.59%) UAG
18 12 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 248 (12.16%) SCCM
2 88 (4.31%) SCOM
3 60 (2.94%) WSUS
4 48 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 34 (1.67%) ARCserve
6 33 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 31 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 23 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 22 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (1.03%) vMotion
11 18 (0.88%) AirWatch
12 13 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
14 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
15 9 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 8 (0.39%) SCVMM
16 8 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 7 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1161 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 851 (41.72%) VMware
3 553 (27.11%) Citrix
4 323 (15.83%) Cisco
5 212 (10.39%) HP
6 112 (5.49%) NetApp
7 90 (4.41%) Symantec
8 77 (3.77%) Dell
9 76 (3.73%) Oracle
10 67 (3.28%) EMC
10 67 (3.28%) Lotus
11 55 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 50 (2.45%) McAfee
13 42 (2.06%) Apple
14 35 (1.72%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.67%) Juniper
16 28 (1.37%) 3PAR
16 28 (1.37%) F5
17 27 (1.32%) Sophos
18 26 (1.27%) Remedy
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £187.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £120 - £200 per day
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £275 - £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
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