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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 102 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1039 1141 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.01% 2.31% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.87% 12.80% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 584 597
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 155 185
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £24.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.41% -14.28%
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
9555 8913 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.48% 18.05% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5372 4648
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 367 418
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 419 £315 -1.56% 127
South East -8 277 £348 +15.83% 87
East of England -16 76 £300 +23.07% 23
North West -15 73 £255 - 34
South West +13 65 £225 -25.00% 33
Yorkshire -5 60 £250 -18.03% 28
West Midlands -13 42 £250 -9.09% 22
East Midlands -28 15 £275 -15.38% 14
North East -22 7 £226 -5.23% 1
Midlands 0 2 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1630 (79.01%) Windows
2 1462 (70.87%) Active Directory
3 1174 (56.91%) Microsoft
4 958 (46.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 850 (41.20%) VMware
6 830 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 569 (27.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 545 (26.42%) Citrix
9 520 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 481 (23.32%) Windows 7
11 424 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 422 (20.46%) ITIL
13 408 (19.78%) MS Office
14 388 (18.81%) MS Excel
15 371 (17.98%) DNS
16 367 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2007
17 338 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2013
18 334 (16.19%) SQL Server
19 333 (16.14%) Cisco
20 323 (15.66%) SAN
21 310 (15.03%) Migration
22 292 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
23 285 (13.81%) Lync
24 284 (13.77%) DHCP
25 283 (13.72%) Office 365
26 281 (13.62%) Firewall
27 264 (12.80%) SCCM
28 262 (12.70%) SharePoint
29 261 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
30 258 (12.51%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 958 (46.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 367 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 338 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 285 (13.81%) Lync
5 262 (12.70%) SharePoint
6 261 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 136 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 126 (6.11%) IIS
9 52 (2.52%) IBM Notes
10 42 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
14 17 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
17 5 (0.24%) GroupWise
17 5 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
17 5 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 408 (19.78%) MS Office
2 388 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.82%) PaintShop Pro
5 16 (0.78%) MS Project
6 15 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.048%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.048%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.53%) Maximo
3 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.19%) RMDS
4 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.048%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.048%) Line 500
7 1 (0.048%) TeleForm
7 1 (0.048%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 283 (13.72%) Office 365
2 79 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.26%) IaaS
4 19 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.92%) PaaS
5 16 (0.78%) SaaS
6 14 (0.68%) Yammer
6 14 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.53%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 371 (17.98%) DNS
2 323 (15.66%) SAN
3 284 (13.77%) DHCP
4 281 (13.62%) Firewall
5 258 (12.51%) LAN
6 243 (11.78%) WAN
7 209 (10.13%) TCP/IP
8 120 (5.82%) VPN
9 97 (4.70%) VLAN
10 86 (4.17%) NAS
11 76 (3.68%) Internet
12 61 (2.96%) VoIP
12 61 (2.96%) Wireless
13 60 (2.91%) MPLS
14 42 (2.04%) LDAP
15 35 (1.70%) BIG-IP
16 30 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (1.41%) DSL
17 29 (1.41%) SMTP
18 28 (1.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.29%) DB2
7 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.19%) MySQL
9 4 (0.19%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.097%) EDMS
11 2 (0.097%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.048%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.048%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.048%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (0.29%) MSI
2 5 (0.24%) Ant
2 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.15%) JIRA
3 3 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.048%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.048%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.048%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.048%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.048%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.048%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.048%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.048%) InstallShield
General
1 198 (9.60%) Finance
2 58 (2.81%) Banking
3 38 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 28 (1.36%) Retail
5 24 (1.16%) Law
5 24 (1.16%) Legal
6 22 (1.07%) Advertising
7 15 (0.73%) Back Office
8 14 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.63%) Marketing
10 11 (0.53%) Publishing
11 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.48%) Local Government
12 9 (0.44%) Military
13 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.34%) Electronics
14 7 (0.34%) French Language
15 6 (0.29%) German Language
16 4 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 381 (18.47%) Analyst
2 285 (13.81%) Support Engineer
3 274 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 212 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 190 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 167 (8.10%) Support Analyst
7 114 (5.53%) Architect
8 110 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 104 (5.04%) Server Engineer
10 93 (4.51%) Desktop Support
11 88 (4.27%) Administrator
12 84 (4.07%) IT Support
13 82 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
13 82 (3.97%) Service Analyst
14 78 (3.78%) Consultant
14 78 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
15 74 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 74 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 72 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
17 62 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.11%) .NET
2 11 (0.53%) Web Services
2 11 (0.53%) XML
2 11 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 9 (0.44%) HTML
3 9 (0.44%) Middleware
4 6 (0.29%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.29%) REST
5 5 (0.24%) XMPP
5 5 (0.24%) MAPI
6 4 (0.19%) CSS
6 4 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.15%) COM
7 3 (0.15%) J2EE
7 3 (0.15%) ODBC
7 3 (0.15%) Flash
7 3 (0.15%) SAML
7 3 (0.15%) JSON
8 2 (0.097%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.048%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.74%) Blackberry
2 103 (4.99%) Clustering
3 86 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 74 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 41 (1.99%) PKI
7 38 (1.84%) iPhone
8 37 (1.79%) Replication
9 35 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 32 (1.55%) Fat Client
11 23 (1.11%) NHS
12 20 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 18 (0.87%) iPad
13 18 (0.87%) HP Storage
14 13 (0.63%) EMC VNX
15 12 (0.58%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.58%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.58%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1630 (79.01%) Windows
2 830 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 569 (27.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 520 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 481 (23.32%) Windows 7
6 244 (11.83%) Windows XP
7 146 (7.08%) Windows 8
8 136 (6.59%) Linux
9 78 (3.78%) UNIX
10 57 (2.76%) Android
11 34 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.45%) Windows Vista
13 25 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 25 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 24 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.63%) Debian
16 13 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
17 11 (0.53%) Solaris
17 11 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (20.46%) ITIL
2 310 (15.03%) Migration
3 106 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 98 (4.75%) Service Management
5 83 (4.02%) Change Management
6 79 (3.83%) Project Management
7 71 (3.44%) Problem Management
8 69 (3.34%) Service Delivery
9 61 (2.96%) Incident Management
10 46 (2.23%) ITSM
11 45 (2.18%) Change Control
12 43 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
12 43 (2.08%) Business Continuity
13 42 (2.04%) Performance Management
14 39 (1.89%) Information Security
15 36 (1.75%) PRINCE2
16 33 (1.60%) CRM
16 33 (1.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (1.60%) Kalman Filter
17 32 (1.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (12.26%) SQL
2 200 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 26 (1.26%) VBScript
4 20 (0.97%) VB
5 15 (0.73%) C
6 11 (0.53%) Perl
7 10 (0.48%) Java
8 9 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.34%) Python
9 7 (0.34%) C#
10 5 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.24%) VBA
11 4 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.15%) PHP
13 1 (0.048%) R
13 1 (0.048%) X++
Qualifications
1 292 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 223 (10.81%) MCSE
3 183 (8.87%) Security Cleared
4 133 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 88 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 71 (3.44%) MCP
8 70 (3.39%) MCSA
8 70 (3.39%) CCNA
8 70 (3.39%) Degree
9 65 (3.15%) MCITP
10 40 (1.94%) DV Cleared
11 37 (1.79%) MCTS
12 23 (1.11%) CCNP
13 19 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.48%) MCDST
17 8 (0.39%) HNC
18 7 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.96%) SLA
2 14 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.29%) QA
6 1 (0.048%) COBIT
6 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1462 (70.87%) Active Directory
2 424 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (11.92%) Hyper-V
4 202 (9.79%) XenApp
5 176 (8.53%) vSphere
6 94 (4.56%) XenDesktop
7 92 (4.46%) VMware ESX
8 67 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
9 44 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 36 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (1.45%) XenServer
12 28 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
13 26 (1.26%) NLBS
14 21 (1.02%) Xen
14 21 (1.02%) VMware Server
15 19 (0.92%) vCloud
16 18 (0.87%) ISA Server
17 15 (0.73%) DFS Replication
17 15 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 264 (12.80%) SCCM
2 107 (5.19%) SCOM
3 63 (3.05%) WSUS
4 51 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 38 (1.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 34 (1.65%) NetBackup
7 32 (1.55%) ARCserve
8 28 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 25 (1.21%) vMotion
10 24 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (1.07%) AirWatch
12 16 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
13 14 (0.68%) Tivoli
14 13 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 11 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
17 10 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 8 (0.39%) SCDPM
18 8 (0.39%) SCVMM
19 6 (0.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1174 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 850 (41.20%) VMware
3 545 (26.42%) Citrix
4 333 (16.14%) Cisco
5 224 (10.86%) HP
6 113 (5.48%) NetApp
7 103 (4.99%) Symantec
8 82 (3.97%) Oracle
9 81 (3.93%) Dell
10 70 (3.39%) EMC
10 70 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 63 (3.05%) Lotus
12 45 (2.18%) McAfee
13 44 (2.13%) Apple
14 35 (1.70%) Red Hat
15 32 (1.55%) Veeam
16 31 (1.50%) Juniper
17 30 (1.45%) Sophos
17 30 (1.45%) F5
18 29 (1.41%) Remedy
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