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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 96 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 986 1060 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.03% 2.24% 2.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 12.69% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 507 504
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 208
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £28.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -15 365 £338 +3.84% 160
South East -13 258 £363 +24.67% 83
South West -9 77 £300 -7.69% 39
North West -3 74 £260 +10.63% 58
East of England -20 59 £263 +10.52% 25
Yorkshire -14 56 £288 -4.16% 26
West Midlands +14 49 £300 -15.49% 29
East Midlands -17 34 £263 +138.63% 20
North East -4 7 £275 +39.94% 8
Midlands 0 1 £275 +129.16%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1645 (79.89%) Windows
2 1414 (68.67%) Active Directory
3 1134 (55.08%) Microsoft
4 923 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 835 (40.55%) VMware
6 823 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 573 (27.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 541 (26.27%) Citrix
9 497 (24.14%) Windows 7
9 497 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 452 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 426 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 399 (19.38%) ITIL
13 384 (18.65%) MS Office
14 370 (17.97%) MS Excel
15 355 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
16 346 (16.80%) DNS
17 344 (16.71%) Windows XP
18 331 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 316 (15.35%) Cisco
20 308 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2013
21 303 (14.72%) Migration
22 302 (14.67%) SQL Server
23 294 (14.28%) SAN
24 278 (13.50%) SQL
25 275 (13.36%) Firewall
26 268 (13.02%) Lync
27 262 (12.72%) SCCM
28 255 (12.38%) SharePoint
29 251 (12.19%) Security Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 923 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 426 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 355 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 308 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 268 (13.02%) Lync
6 255 (12.38%) SharePoint
7 177 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 122 (5.93%) IIS
9 59 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
10 55 (2.67%) IBM Notes
11 40 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
13 18 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.78%) Apache
14 16 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.49%) Live Communications Server
16 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
17 8 (0.39%) GroupWise
18 5 (0.24%) WorkSite
Applications
1 384 (18.65%) MS Office
2 370 (17.97%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.58%) PaintShop Pro
6 8 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.29%) MS Project
8 4 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.049%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.049%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 14 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.34%) assyst
3 4 (0.19%) RMDS
4 2 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 217 (10.54%) Office 365
2 46 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.87%) IaaS
4 16 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.58%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.34%) PaaS
7 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.24%) SaaS
9 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.049%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 346 (16.80%) DNS
2 294 (14.28%) SAN
3 275 (13.36%) Firewall
4 242 (11.75%) DHCP
5 218 (10.59%) TCP/IP
6 208 (10.10%) LAN
7 178 (8.64%) WAN
8 134 (6.51%) VPN
9 112 (5.44%) VoIP
10 85 (4.13%) VLAN
11 80 (3.89%) NAS
12 64 (3.11%) Internet
13 61 (2.96%) Wireless
14 49 (2.38%) SMTP
15 41 (1.99%) LDAP
16 37 (1.80%) MPLS
17 27 (1.31%) iSCSI
18 26 (1.26%) Unified Communications
18 26 (1.26%) SSL
19 25 (1.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.53%) MySQL
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.19%) EDMS
10 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.097%) IDOL
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.097%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.049%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.049%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (0.15%) MSI
1 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.097%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.097%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.049%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.049%) Ant
3 1 (0.049%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.049%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.049%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.049%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.049%) Selenium
3 1 (0.049%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.049%) WebDriver
General
1 206 (10.00%) Finance
2 59 (2.87%) Banking
3 42 (2.04%) Legal
4 39 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.80%) Law
6 33 (1.60%) Retail
7 21 (1.02%) Advertising
8 17 (0.83%) Publishing
9 16 (0.78%) Back Office
10 12 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.58%) Marketing
11 9 (0.44%) Military
12 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.24%) Local Government
14 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.097%) Automotive
15 2 (0.097%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (18.41%) Analyst
2 317 (15.40%) Support Engineer
3 249 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 189 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 169 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 165 (8.01%) 3rd Line Support
7 124 (6.02%) Desktop Support
7 124 (6.02%) Server Engineer
8 117 (5.68%) Consultant
9 102 (4.95%) IT Support
10 101 (4.91%) Service Analyst
11 94 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
12 89 (4.32%) Administrator
13 84 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
14 82 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 77 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 76 (3.69%) Architect
17 74 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 70 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
19 64 (3.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.80%) .NET
2 17 (0.83%) Application Packaging
3 11 (0.53%) Web Services
4 10 (0.49%) HTML
5 9 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.24%) CSS
6 5 (0.24%) JSP
7 4 (0.19%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.19%) Middleware
7 4 (0.19%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.19%) libvirt
7 4 (0.19%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.15%) MAPI
8 3 (0.15%) J2EE
8 3 (0.15%) XML
9 2 (0.097%) ODBC
9 2 (0.097%) LAMP
9 2 (0.097%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.097%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 232 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 133 (6.46%) Clustering
3 85 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.04%) Replication
6 41 (1.99%) iPhone
7 39 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 39 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 36 (1.75%) iPad
9 32 (1.55%) NHS
10 26 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 25 (1.21%) PKI
12 22 (1.07%) Computer Science
13 15 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (0.58%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.49%) PDA
16 9 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
17 7 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1645 (79.89%) Windows
2 823 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 573 (27.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 497 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 497 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 344 (16.71%) Windows XP
6 139 (6.75%) Windows 8
7 130 (6.31%) Linux
8 79 (3.84%) UNIX
9 52 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 38 (1.85%) Android
11 33 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 30 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 27 (1.31%) Apple iOS
14 26 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (1.02%) Windows 2000
16 15 (0.73%) Solaris
17 10 (0.49%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.39%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (19.38%) ITIL
2 303 (14.72%) Migration
3 88 (4.27%) Change Management
4 87 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 79 (3.84%) Service Management
6 77 (3.74%) Project Management
7 67 (3.25%) Incident Management
8 55 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 39 (1.89%) Business Continuity
10 37 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (1.75%) Problem Management
12 34 (1.65%) PRINCE2
12 34 (1.65%) Mentoring
13 33 (1.60%) Configuration Management
14 32 (1.55%) Asset Management
14 32 (1.55%) ITIL V3
15 31 (1.51%) Capacity Planning
15 31 (1.51%) CRM
16 26 (1.26%) Root Cause Analysis
17 25 (1.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 278 (13.50%) SQL
2 187 (9.08%) PowerShell
3 41 (1.99%) VBScript
4 26 (1.26%) VB
5 15 (0.73%) Perl
6 11 (0.53%) Java
6 11 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.44%) C
7 9 (0.44%) C#
8 8 (0.39%) VBA
9 7 (0.34%) Python
10 5 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.19%) Ruby
12 2 (0.097%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.097%) PHP
12 2 (0.097%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.049%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 331 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 251 (12.19%) Security Cleared
3 247 (12.00%) MCSE
4 184 (8.94%) SC Cleared
5 104 (5.05%) MCP
6 88 (4.27%) MCITP
7 84 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (3.50%) MCSA
9 68 (3.30%) CCNA
10 61 (2.96%) Degree
11 60 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 48 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 47 (2.28%) MCTS
14 32 (1.55%) CCNP
15 29 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (1.07%) CCA
17 20 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (0.78%) CCEA
18 16 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 10 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.31%) SLA
2 11 (0.53%) QA
3 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.097%) COBIT
7 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.049%) P3O
System Software
1 1414 (68.67%) Active Directory
2 452 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (11.85%) Hyper-V
4 165 (8.01%) XenApp
5 145 (7.04%) vSphere
6 96 (4.66%) VMware ESX
7 86 (4.18%) XenDesktop
8 52 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 38 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (1.65%) Xen
12 29 (1.41%) XenServer
13 27 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 27 (1.31%) VMware Server
14 21 (1.02%) ISA Server
14 21 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
15 20 (0.97%) UAG
16 16 (0.78%) DFS Replication
16 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 262 (12.72%) SCCM
2 91 (4.42%) SCOM
3 72 (3.50%) Backup Exec
4 50 (2.43%) WSUS
5 33 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 29 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 27 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 23 (1.12%) ARCserve
8 23 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (0.68%) HP SIM
9 14 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 14 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 12 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.44%) OVSD
12 8 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
12 8 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.39%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.39%) vMotion
13 6 (0.29%) Casper Suite
13 6 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1134 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 835 (40.55%) VMware
3 541 (26.27%) Citrix
4 316 (15.35%) Cisco
5 241 (11.70%) HP
6 128 (6.22%) NetApp
7 114 (5.54%) Symantec
8 80 (3.89%) Dell
9 74 (3.59%) EMC
10 73 (3.55%) McAfee
11 72 (3.50%) Lotus
12 49 (2.38%) Avaya
13 47 (2.28%) Apple
13 47 (2.28%) Oracle
14 40 (1.94%) Sophos
15 37 (1.80%) IBM
16 34 (1.65%) CheckPoint
17 31 (1.51%) Red Hat
18 30 (1.46%) Veeam
19 28 (1.36%) Juniper
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TEKsystems
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour + overtime rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £215 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £25000 per annum + pension scheme, healthcare.
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £230 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
TEKsystems
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £25-35/hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago