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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 77 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1194 1192 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.28% 2.47% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.80% 14.02% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 619 638
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £158 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 168 195
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 490 £315 -4.54% 153
South East +10 297 £300 -7.69% 107
East of England -18 89 £270 +15.50% 23
South West -23 74 £320 +4.48% 71
Yorkshire +31 72 £300 +20.00% 30
West Midlands -3 68 £263 -9.48% 27
North West -12 62 £300 +27.65% 44
East Midlands -10 35 £250 +5.26% 13
North East -28 14 £205 -23.36% 6
Midlands - - - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1868 (79.97%) Windows
2 1618 (69.26%) Active Directory
3 1342 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 1093 (46.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 970 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 903 (38.66%) VMware
7 658 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 625 (26.76%) Windows 7
9 624 (26.71%) Citrix
10 564 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 522 (22.35%) MS Office
12 519 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 489 (20.93%) MS Excel
14 459 (19.65%) DNS
15 454 (19.43%) ITIL
16 449 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 430 (18.41%) Windows XP
18 412 (17.64%) Cisco
19 388 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 379 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 376 (16.10%) DHCP
22 371 (15.88%) Blackberry
23 364 (15.58%) SAN
24 346 (14.81%) Firewall
25 333 (14.26%) HP
26 318 (13.61%) SharePoint
27 304 (13.01%) Security Cleared
28 302 (12.93%) Migration
29 289 (12.37%) SQL Server
30 281 (12.03%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1093 (46.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 564 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 519 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 318 (13.61%) SharePoint
5 261 (11.17%) Lync
6 260 (11.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 217 (9.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 137 (5.86%) IIS
9 75 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 42 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 41 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
12 38 (1.63%) IBM Notes
13 18 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
15 11 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.47%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
18 7 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 522 (22.35%) MS Office
2 489 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.64%) MS Project
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 17 (0.73%) assyst
2 13 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.086%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.043%) Khalix
9 1 (0.043%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.043%) Magento
9 1 (0.043%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.043%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 177 (7.58%) Office 365
2 41 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.68%) IaaS
5 14 (0.60%) SaaS
6 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 459 (19.65%) DNS
2 376 (16.10%) DHCP
3 364 (15.58%) SAN
4 346 (14.81%) Firewall
5 259 (11.09%) LAN
6 254 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 233 (9.97%) WAN
8 161 (6.89%) VPN
9 106 (4.54%) VoIP
9 106 (4.54%) Wireless
10 85 (3.64%) Internet
11 76 (3.25%) VLAN
12 74 (3.17%) SMTP
13 71 (3.04%) NAS
14 56 (2.40%) MPLS
15 42 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
16 38 (1.63%) iSCSI
17 36 (1.54%) IP Telephony
18 33 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
19 32 (1.37%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 103 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (0.68%) MySQL
7 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.21%) EDMS
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.13%) DB2
11 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.086%) SQL Server 7
12 2 (0.086%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (0.34%) MSI
2 7 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.26%) Subversion
4 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.043%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.043%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.043%) JMeter
7 1 (0.043%) JIRA
7 1 (0.043%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.043%) SoapUI
General
1 254 (10.87%) Finance
2 73 (3.13%) Banking
3 64 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.88%) Legal
5 43 (1.84%) Advertising
6 41 (1.76%) Law
7 34 (1.46%) Retail
8 29 (1.24%) Marketing
9 23 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.94%) Military
11 21 (0.90%) Back Office
12 20 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.81%) French Language
14 16 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
15 14 (0.60%) Publishing
16 9 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.39%) Games
17 8 (0.34%) Dutch Language
17 8 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 498 (21.32%) Analyst
2 348 (14.90%) Support Engineer
3 253 (10.83%) Support Analyst
4 222 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 196 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 185 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 156 (6.68%) Consultant
8 147 (6.29%) Desktop Support
9 121 (5.18%) Administrator
9 121 (5.18%) Service Analyst
10 117 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
11 107 (4.58%) Architect
12 106 (4.54%) IT Support
13 98 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 94 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
15 91 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 86 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
17 78 (3.34%) Server Engineer
17 78 (3.34%) Messaging Engineer
18 76 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.46%) .NET
2 24 (1.03%) HTML
3 22 (0.94%) CSS
4 20 (0.86%) HTML5
5 19 (0.81%) OAuth
5 19 (0.81%) jQuery
5 19 (0.81%) OpenID
5 19 (0.81%) CSS3
6 15 (0.64%) Middleware
7 12 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.39%) Web Services
9 8 (0.34%) Software Packaging
10 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (0.26%) MSMQ
12 5 (0.21%) JSP
12 5 (0.21%) LAMP
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.21%) XMPP
12 5 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 371 (15.88%) Blackberry
2 122 (5.22%) Clustering
3 110 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (2.87%) Replication
5 56 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.23%) Fat Client
6 52 (2.23%) Thin Client
7 43 (1.84%) iPhone
8 39 (1.67%) iPad
9 29 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 28 (1.20%) PKI
11 25 (1.07%) PDA
12 22 (0.94%) Open Source
12 22 (0.94%) Computer Science
13 19 (0.81%) NHS
14 16 (0.68%) EqualLogic
15 15 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.51%) Statistics
17 12 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1868 (79.97%) Windows
2 970 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 658 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 625 (26.76%) Windows 7
5 430 (18.41%) Windows XP
6 388 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 180 (7.71%) Windows 8
8 114 (4.88%) Linux
9 74 (3.17%) UNIX
10 58 (2.48%) Windows Vista
11 47 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (1.80%) Windows 2000
13 41 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 38 (1.63%) Android
15 24 (1.03%) Solaris
15 24 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.60%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (19.43%) ITIL
2 302 (12.93%) Migration
3 97 (4.15%) Service Management
4 82 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 76 (3.25%) Project Management
6 66 (2.83%) Service Delivery
7 63 (2.70%) Change Management
8 56 (2.40%) Problem Management
9 52 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
10 50 (2.14%) PRINCE2
11 47 (2.01%) Incident Management
12 42 (1.80%) Asset Management
12 42 (1.80%) Configuration Management
13 41 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (1.33%) Data Protection
15 30 (1.28%) Change Control
16 28 (1.20%) ITSM
17 26 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (1.11%) Mobile Device Management
18 25 (1.07%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 267 (11.43%) SQL
2 183 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 44 (1.88%) VBScript
4 41 (1.76%) Perl
5 31 (1.33%) VB
6 28 (1.20%) C
7 25 (1.07%) PHP
8 19 (0.81%) C#
8 19 (0.81%) Tcl
9 14 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.51%) Java
11 11 (0.47%) VBA
12 10 (0.43%) Python
13 8 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.17%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.086%) R
15 2 (0.086%) ABAP
15 2 (0.086%) Delphi
15 2 (0.086%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.086%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 379 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 304 (13.01%) Security Cleared
3 263 (11.26%) MCSE
4 189 (8.09%) SC Cleared
5 125 (5.35%) MCP
6 108 (4.62%) MCITP
7 94 (4.02%) DV Cleared
8 85 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
9 75 (3.21%) CCNA
10 73 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 71 (3.04%) Degree
12 68 (2.91%) MCSA
13 31 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
14 30 (1.28%) MCTS
15 27 (1.16%) CCA
16 24 (1.03%) CCNP
17 23 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 15 (0.64%) MCDST
19 10 (0.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.69%) SLA
2 10 (0.43%) QA
3 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) BS7799
7 2 (0.086%) COBIT
System Software
1 1618 (69.26%) Active Directory
2 449 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (11.13%) XenApp
4 230 (9.85%) Hyper-V
5 177 (7.58%) vSphere
6 131 (5.61%) VMware ESX
7 77 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 64 (2.74%) XenServer
9 54 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 49 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
11 42 (1.80%) Xen
12 40 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 36 (1.54%) ISA Server
14 29 (1.24%) UAG
15 27 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (1.16%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.90%) NLBS
16 21 (0.90%) DFS Replication
17 20 (0.86%) NFS
18 17 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 281 (12.03%) SCCM
2 158 (6.76%) Backup Exec
3 112 (4.79%) SCOM
4 60 (2.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 53 (2.27%) WSUS
6 46 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 44 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 42 (1.80%) ARCserve
9 40 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 26 (1.11%) HP SIM
12 21 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
12 21 (0.90%) MAILsweeper
13 20 (0.86%) Nagios
14 19 (0.81%) OpenSSO
15 17 (0.73%) OVSD
16 16 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
17 14 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 13 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 12 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1342 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 903 (38.66%) VMware
3 624 (26.71%) Citrix
4 412 (17.64%) Cisco
5 333 (14.26%) HP
6 195 (8.35%) Symantec
7 123 (5.27%) NetApp
8 107 (4.58%) Dell
9 91 (3.90%) Oracle
10 78 (3.34%) EMC
11 72 (3.08%) McAfee
11 72 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 58 (2.48%) Apple
12 58 (2.48%) Avaya
12 58 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 57 (2.44%) IBM
14 55 (2.35%) Sophos
15 47 (2.01%) Juniper
16 43 (1.84%) Lotus
17 41 (1.76%) CA
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Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £10 - £16 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
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London
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Roc Search
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West London
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Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £6 - £14 per hour
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