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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 96 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1031 1114 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.03% 2.24% 2.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.06% 12.97% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 537 537
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £268 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 149 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
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
9319 8589 7647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.28% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5793 5361 4391
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 306 408
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -12.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +12 437 £320 +1.58% 134
South East -31 216 £375 +36.36% 73
East of England -12 75 £235 +1.07% 26
North West -20 71 £230 -9.00% 62
Yorkshire -8 66 £288 -4.16% 20
South West -3 64 £238 -26.92% 44
West Midlands +9 59 £288 -12.87% 23
East Midlands -1 37 £274 +36.87% 15
North East -7 4 £200 +33.33% 4
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1583 (79.79%) Windows
2 1396 (70.36%) Active Directory
3 1099 (55.39%) Microsoft
4 868 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 825 (41.58%) VMware
6 762 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 541 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 529 (26.66%) Citrix
9 492 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 479 (24.14%) Windows 7
11 427 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 377 (19.00%) ITIL
13 368 (18.55%) MS Office
14 355 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 346 (17.44%) DNS
16 337 (16.99%) MS Excel
17 327 (16.48%) Cisco
18 316 (15.93%) SAN
19 310 (15.63%) SQL Server
20 302 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
21 293 (14.77%) Firewall
22 291 (14.67%) Migration
23 282 (14.21%) Windows XP
24 281 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
25 277 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
26 262 (13.21%) Lync
27 259 (13.05%) SQL
28 241 (12.15%) SCCM
29 240 (12.10%) DHCP
30 239 (12.05%) Hyper-V

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 868 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 355 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 302 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 277 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 262 (13.21%) Lync
6 238 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 140 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 123 (6.20%) IIS
9 60 (3.02%) IBM Notes
10 54 (2.72%) Office Communications Server
11 30 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
15 16 (0.81%) Apache
16 13 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
18 11 (0.55%) GroupWise
19 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
19 5 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 368 (18.55%) MS Office
2 337 (16.99%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.66%) PaintShop Pro
4 13 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.45%) MS Project
6 8 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) InDesign
9 1 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.050%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.050%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.35%) assyst
3 5 (0.25%) Maximo
4 4 (0.20%) RMDS
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) TeleForm
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 201 (10.13%) Office 365
2 49 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.26%) Mimecast
4 20 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.86%) IaaS
6 14 (0.71%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.30%) PaaS
7 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.15%) SaaS
9 3 (0.15%) Yammer
10 2 (0.10%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.050%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 346 (17.44%) DNS
2 316 (15.93%) SAN
3 293 (14.77%) Firewall
4 240 (12.10%) DHCP
5 217 (10.94%) LAN
6 204 (10.28%) TCP/IP
7 187 (9.43%) WAN
8 135 (6.80%) VPN
9 103 (5.19%) VoIP
10 90 (4.54%) VLAN
11 65 (3.28%) NAS
11 65 (3.28%) Wireless
12 60 (3.02%) Internet
13 42 (2.12%) SMTP
14 40 (2.02%) MPLS
15 38 (1.92%) LDAP
16 37 (1.86%) iSCSI
17 31 (1.56%) Unified Communications
18 29 (1.46%) SSL
19 27 (1.36%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.55%) MySQL
7 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.20%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.20%) EDMS
9 3 (0.15%) DB2
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.10%) IDOL
11 1 (0.050%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.050%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.050%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.15%) MSI
1 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.10%) JIRA
2 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.10%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.050%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.050%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.050%) Ant
3 1 (0.050%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.050%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.050%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.050%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.050%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.050%) Selenium
3 1 (0.050%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (9.88%) Finance
2 56 (2.82%) Banking
3 40 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 39 (1.97%) Legal
5 31 (1.56%) Retail
6 26 (1.31%) Law
7 25 (1.26%) Advertising
8 16 (0.81%) Back Office
9 13 (0.66%) Publishing
10 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.50%) Marketing
11 9 (0.45%) Local Government
12 8 (0.40%) Military
12 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.20%) Electronics
15 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.10%) Automotive
16 2 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 362 (18.25%) Analyst
2 309 (15.57%) Support Engineer
3 262 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 187 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 167 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 158 (7.96%) Support Analyst
7 121 (6.10%) Server Engineer
8 110 (5.54%) Desktop Support
9 97 (4.89%) IT Support
10 94 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 93 (4.69%) Consultant
12 88 (4.44%) Administrator
12 88 (4.44%) Service Analyst
13 83 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
14 82 (4.13%) Architect
15 76 (3.83%) 1st Line Support
15 76 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 70 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
17 68 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 62 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.92%) .NET
2 16 (0.81%) Application Packaging
3 12 (0.60%) Web Services
4 11 (0.55%) HTML
5 9 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.40%) XML
6 8 (0.40%) MAPI
6 8 (0.40%) Middleware
7 5 (0.25%) JSP
8 4 (0.20%) CSS
8 4 (0.20%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.20%) libvirt
8 4 (0.20%) XMPP
8 4 (0.20%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.15%) JSON
9 3 (0.15%) J2EE
9 3 (0.15%) SAML
9 3 (0.15%) Flash
10 2 (0.10%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.10%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.03%) Blackberry
2 117 (5.90%) Clustering
3 67 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.07%) iPhone
6 38 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 38 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 36 (1.81%) NHS
8 34 (1.71%) PKI
9 32 (1.61%) Replication
10 31 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
11 27 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 24 (1.21%) iPad
13 14 (0.71%) PDA
14 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.50%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
17 9 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1583 (79.79%) Windows
2 762 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 541 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 492 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 479 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 282 (14.21%) Windows XP
7 139 (7.01%) Linux
8 133 (6.70%) Windows 8
9 74 (3.73%) UNIX
10 49 (2.47%) Android
11 36 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 30 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 30 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 27 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 22 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.81%) Solaris
16 14 (0.71%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.50%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.45%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (19.00%) ITIL
2 291 (14.67%) Migration
3 100 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 84 (4.23%) Change Management
5 78 (3.93%) Project Management
6 77 (3.88%) Service Management
7 61 (3.07%) Incident Management
8 54 (2.72%) Service Delivery
9 48 (2.42%) Problem Management
10 40 (2.02%) Business Continuity
11 35 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (1.71%) PRINCE2
13 32 (1.61%) CRM
13 32 (1.61%) ITSM
14 30 (1.51%) Configuration Management
15 29 (1.46%) Change Control
16 28 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
16 28 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (1.31%) Information Security
17 26 (1.31%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (13.05%) SQL
2 162 (8.17%) PowerShell
3 36 (1.81%) VBScript
4 22 (1.11%) VB
5 15 (0.76%) Perl
6 14 (0.71%) Java
7 13 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.55%) C
9 10 (0.50%) Python
10 9 (0.45%) C#
11 8 (0.40%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.30%) VBA
13 4 (0.20%) Ruby
13 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.15%) PHP
15 2 (0.10%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.050%) R
16 1 (0.050%) X++
Qualifications
1 281 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 214 (10.79%) MCSE
3 206 (10.38%) Security Cleared
4 152 (7.66%) SC Cleared
5 90 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (4.23%) MCITP
7 79 (3.98%) MCP
8 74 (3.73%) MCSA
9 72 (3.63%) Degree
10 71 (3.58%) CCNA
11 65 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 40 (2.02%) MCTS
13 32 (1.61%) DV Cleared
14 28 (1.41%) CCNP
15 26 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
16 20 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.96%) CCA
18 14 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (0.60%) CCEA
19 12 (0.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (6.10%) SLA
2 12 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.35%) QA
4 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 1396 (70.36%) Active Directory
2 427 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 164 (8.27%) XenApp
5 152 (7.66%) vSphere
6 102 (5.14%) VMware ESX
7 91 (4.59%) XenDesktop
8 55 (2.77%) Terminal Services
9 43 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (1.66%) Xen
11 32 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 25 (1.26%) VMware Server
13 24 (1.21%) XenServer
14 20 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.86%) ISA Server
15 17 (0.86%) UAG
16 15 (0.76%) NFS
17 14 (0.71%) NLBS
17 14 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
18 13 (0.66%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 241 (12.15%) SCCM
2 82 (4.13%) SCOM
3 54 (2.72%) WSUS
4 52 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 28 (1.41%) ARCserve
6 26 (1.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 24 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 20 (1.01%) AirWatch
8 20 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 20 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.45%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.40%) vMotion
13 7 (0.35%) HP SIM
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 5 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1099 (55.39%) Microsoft
2 825 (41.58%) VMware
3 529 (26.66%) Citrix
4 327 (16.48%) Cisco
5 217 (10.94%) HP
6 131 (6.60%) NetApp
7 87 (4.39%) Symantec
8 74 (3.73%) Dell
9 73 (3.68%) Lotus
10 63 (3.18%) EMC
11 61 (3.07%) Oracle
12 60 (3.02%) McAfee
13 48 (2.42%) Apple
14 38 (1.92%) Avaya
14 38 (1.92%) Sophos
14 38 (1.92%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.66%) Juniper
16 32 (1.61%) Red Hat
17 29 (1.46%) 3PAR
18 26 (1.31%) Remedy
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Rate: £110 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £120 - 130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £264 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: From £140 to £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago