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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 78 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1156 1318 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.25% 2.78% 2.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.53% 15.47% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 718 486
Average daily rate
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£286 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £305 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 183 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
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
9229 8519 8571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.00% 18.00% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6015 5325 4922
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 £545 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 374 421
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -9.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.42 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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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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 -15 476 £290 -9.37% 177
South East -7 294 £315 -16.00% 89
East of England -16 83 £175 -27.83% 24
South West -18 79 £250 -16.66% 59
Yorkshire -7 72 £260 +4.00% 42
North West -28 52 £288 +35.29% 45
West Midlands -1 49 £300 +37.93% 32
East Midlands -7 38 £300 +150.00% 11
North East -28 18 £255 -17.90% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1879 (79.79%) Windows
2 1635 (69.43%) Active Directory
3 1323 (56.18%) Microsoft
4 1084 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 987 (41.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 934 (39.66%) VMware
7 681 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 632 (26.84%) Citrix
9 622 (26.41%) Windows 7
10 573 (24.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 503 (21.36%) MS Office
12 502 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 483 (20.51%) MS Excel
14 478 (20.30%) ITIL
15 477 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 461 (19.58%) Windows XP
17 455 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 420 (17.83%) DNS
19 397 (16.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 376 (15.97%) Cisco
21 368 (15.63%) SAN
22 362 (15.37%) Blackberry
23 346 (14.69%) Security Cleared
24 336 (14.27%) DHCP
25 335 (14.23%) HP
26 334 (14.18%) Firewall
27 307 (13.04%) Migration
27 307 (13.04%) SharePoint
28 306 (12.99%) SCCM
29 297 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1084 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 573 (24.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 502 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 307 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 297 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 295 (12.53%) Lync
7 203 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 123 (5.22%) IIS
9 63 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
10 46 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 45 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 41 (1.74%) IBM Notes
13 18 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
14 15 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 12 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
16 9 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.38%) Apache
17 8 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
18 7 (0.30%) Quickr
Applications
1 503 (21.36%) MS Office
2 483 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 21 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.68%) MS Project
6 6 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.59%) assyst
2 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.17%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.085%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.042%) Khalix
6 1 (0.042%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 200 (8.49%) Office 365
2 35 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.55%) IaaS
4 10 (0.42%) SaaS
5 9 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 420 (17.83%) DNS
2 368 (15.63%) SAN
3 336 (14.27%) DHCP
4 334 (14.18%) Firewall
5 258 (10.96%) LAN
6 226 (9.60%) WAN
7 220 (9.34%) TCP/IP
8 154 (6.54%) VPN
9 127 (5.39%) VoIP
10 95 (4.03%) VLAN
11 92 (3.91%) Wireless
12 84 (3.57%) NAS
13 82 (3.48%) Internet
14 67 (2.85%) SMTP
15 56 (2.38%) MPLS
16 37 (1.57%) LDAP
17 36 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (1.53%) Unified Communications
18 31 (1.32%) iSCSI
19 30 (1.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.30%) MySQL
8 6 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 7
10 3 (0.13%) EDMS
10 3 (0.13%) DB2
11 2 (0.085%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.085%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.085%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.21%) Subversion
3 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.085%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.085%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.042%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.042%) Selenium
5 1 (0.042%) Eclipse
General
1 252 (10.70%) Finance
2 70 (2.97%) Banking
3 63 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.25%) Legal
5 38 (1.61%) Law
6 35 (1.49%) Advertising
7 34 (1.44%) Retail
8 28 (1.19%) Marketing
9 22 (0.93%) Military
10 19 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.72%) Back Office
12 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.51%) Publishing
14 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.42%) French Language
15 9 (0.38%) Games
16 7 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
16 7 (0.30%) Local Government
16 7 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 502 (21.32%) Analyst
2 335 (14.23%) Support Engineer
3 236 (10.02%) Support Analyst
3 236 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 196 (8.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 184 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 164 (6.96%) Desktop Support
7 160 (6.79%) Consultant
8 135 (5.73%) Service Analyst
9 130 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 129 (5.48%) Administrator
11 111 (4.71%) IT Support
12 100 (4.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 100 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
13 97 (4.12%) Server Engineer
14 93 (3.95%) Architect
15 86 (3.65%) Desktop Engineer
16 83 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
17 79 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 72 (3.06%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.10%) .NET
2 17 (0.72%) Middleware
3 13 (0.55%) Application Packaging
4 12 (0.51%) HTML
5 11 (0.47%) CSS
6 9 (0.38%) CSS3
6 9 (0.38%) OpenID
6 9 (0.38%) HTML5
6 9 (0.38%) jQuery
6 9 (0.38%) OAuth
6 9 (0.38%) Web Services
7 6 (0.25%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.21%) JSP
9 4 (0.17%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.17%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 362 (15.37%) Blackberry
2 139 (5.90%) Clustering
3 101 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.01%) Replication
5 57 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 51 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 51 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 43 (1.83%) iPhone
7 43 (1.83%) iPad
8 37 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.06%) PDA
10 21 (0.89%) NHS
11 20 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 19 (0.81%) PKI
13 18 (0.76%) CMDB
13 18 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (0.72%) Open Source
15 16 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.47%) FMCG
17 10 (0.42%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1879 (79.79%) Windows
2 987 (41.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 681 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 622 (26.41%) Windows 7
5 461 (19.58%) Windows XP
6 455 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 174 (7.39%) Windows 8
8 131 (5.56%) Linux
9 85 (3.61%) UNIX
10 63 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 48 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (1.78%) Android
13 35 (1.49%) Windows 2000
14 33 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 33 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 27 (1.15%) Solaris
16 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.59%) CentOS
18 12 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (20.30%) ITIL
2 307 (13.04%) Migration
3 110 (4.67%) Service Management
4 89 (3.78%) Change Management
5 82 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 77 (3.27%) Project Management
7 72 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 70 (2.97%) Incident Management
9 49 (2.08%) Problem Management
10 47 (2.00%) Asset Management
11 42 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
12 41 (1.74%) Configuration Management
12 41 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
13 39 (1.66%) Root Cause Analysis
14 38 (1.61%) Mentoring
15 34 (1.44%) Business Continuity
16 32 (1.36%) PRINCE2
17 30 (1.27%) Performance Management
17 30 (1.27%) ITIL V3
18 26 (1.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 288 (12.23%) SQL
2 192 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 37 (1.57%) VBScript
4 25 (1.06%) Perl
5 24 (1.02%) VB
6 16 (0.68%) C
7 15 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 13 (0.55%) VBA
9 12 (0.51%) PHP
10 10 (0.42%) C#
11 9 (0.38%) Tcl
11 9 (0.38%) Python
12 6 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.21%) Java
14 2 (0.085%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.085%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.085%) R
15 1 (0.042%) VB6
Qualifications
1 397 (16.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 346 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 262 (11.13%) MCSE
4 222 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 136 (5.77%) MCP
6 103 (4.37%) DV Cleared
7 98 (4.16%) MCITP
8 73 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (2.72%) MCSA
10 59 (2.51%) CCNA
11 58 (2.46%) Degree
12 52 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.23%) MCTS
15 27 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 22 (0.93%) CCNP
17 20 (0.85%) CCA
18 12 (0.51%) MCDST
19 10 (0.42%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (6.58%) SLA
2 13 (0.55%) QA
3 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.042%) P3O
System Software
1 1635 (69.43%) Active Directory
2 477 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (10.70%) Hyper-V
4 245 (10.40%) XenApp
5 166 (7.05%) vSphere
6 128 (5.44%) VMware ESX
7 96 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.89%) XenServer
9 50 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
10 49 (2.08%) Terminal Services
11 44 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 40 (1.70%) Xen
13 33 (1.40%) ISA Server
14 28 (1.19%) VMware Server
14 28 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 22 (0.93%) DFS Replication
15 22 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (0.93%) UAG
16 18 (0.76%) NFS
16 18 (0.76%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 306 (12.99%) SCCM
2 158 (6.71%) Backup Exec
3 126 (5.35%) SCOM
4 58 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 57 (2.42%) WSUS
6 52 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 46 (1.95%) NetBackup
8 42 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
9 34 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 33 (1.40%) ARCserve
11 27 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 21 (0.89%) Nagios
13 19 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
14 15 (0.64%) SCDPM
14 15 (0.64%) OVSD
14 15 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
15 14 (0.59%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 13 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1323 (56.18%) Microsoft
2 934 (39.66%) VMware
3 632 (26.84%) Citrix
4 376 (15.97%) Cisco
5 335 (14.23%) HP
6 208 (8.83%) Symantec
7 132 (5.61%) NetApp
8 119 (5.05%) Dell
9 86 (3.65%) McAfee
9 86 (3.65%) EMC
10 77 (3.27%) CheckPoint
11 71 (3.01%) Sophos
12 62 (2.63%) SolarWinds
13 58 (2.46%) IBM
14 56 (2.38%) Oracle
15 54 (2.29%) Apple
15 54 (2.29%) Avaya
16 52 (2.21%) Lotus
17 48 (2.04%) Juniper
18 42 (1.78%) Remedy
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