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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 85 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1124 1296 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.23% 2.74% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.19% 15.26% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 715 448
Average daily rate
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£294 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 170 202
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.97 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
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
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
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 £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -14 457 £305 +1.66% 148
South East -14 286 £325 -7.14% 72
East of England -20 79 £213 -15.00% 22
South West -19 73 £225 -25.00% 61
Yorkshire -11 68 £275 +14.58% 20
North West -38 52 £294 +38.23% 32
West Midlands -1 47 £300 +14.28% 32
East Midlands -3 40 £300 +172.72% 19
North East -19 20 £288 -18.96% 5
Midlands +4 2 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1848 (79.72%) Windows
2 1622 (69.97%) Active Directory
3 1304 (56.26%) Microsoft
4 1074 (46.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 950 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 931 (40.16%) VMware
7 672 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 601 (25.93%) Citrix
9 580 (25.02%) Windows 7
10 565 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 487 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 480 (20.71%) MS Office
13 474 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 471 (20.32%) ITIL
15 459 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 458 (19.76%) MS Excel
17 447 (19.28%) Windows XP
18 416 (17.95%) DNS
19 392 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 368 (15.88%) Cisco
21 361 (15.57%) SAN
22 345 (14.88%) Blackberry
23 337 (14.54%) HP
24 331 (14.28%) Firewall
25 328 (14.15%) Migration
26 320 (13.81%) Security Cleared
27 319 (13.76%) Lync
28 315 (13.59%) DHCP
29 304 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
30 298 (12.86%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1074 (46.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 565 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 487 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 319 (13.76%) Lync
5 304 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 298 (12.86%) SharePoint
7 206 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 121 (5.22%) IIS
9 66 (2.85%) Office Communications Server
10 47 (2.03%) IBM Notes
11 31 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 13 (0.56%) Apache
15 11 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.47%) Live Communications Server
16 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
18 7 (0.30%) Quickr
Applications
1 480 (20.71%) MS Office
2 458 (19.76%) MS Excel
3 20 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.52%) MS Project
6 6 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.56%) assyst
2 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.17%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.086%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.086%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.043%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.043%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 200 (8.63%) Office 365
2 34 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.43%) SaaS
4 10 (0.43%) IaaS
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.26%) PaaS
7 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 416 (17.95%) DNS
2 361 (15.57%) SAN
3 331 (14.28%) Firewall
4 315 (13.59%) DHCP
5 242 (10.44%) LAN
6 229 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 208 (8.97%) WAN
8 158 (6.82%) VPN
9 127 (5.48%) VoIP
10 103 (4.44%) VLAN
11 88 (3.80%) Wireless
12 84 (3.62%) NAS
13 74 (3.19%) Internet
14 71 (3.06%) SMTP
15 49 (2.11%) MPLS
16 41 (1.77%) LDAP
17 36 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (1.51%) Unified Communications
19 33 (1.42%) SSL
20 32 (1.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.43%) MySQL
8 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.13%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.13%) DB2
10 3 (0.13%) EDMS
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.086%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (0.17%) Subversion
1 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.086%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.086%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.043%) Selenium
3 1 (0.043%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.043%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.043%) MSI
General
1 254 (10.96%) Finance
2 71 (3.06%) Banking
3 63 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 54 (2.33%) Legal
5 40 (1.73%) Law
6 37 (1.60%) Retail
7 32 (1.38%) Advertising
8 24 (1.04%) Marketing
9 20 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.82%) Military
11 17 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.47%) Publishing
13 11 (0.47%) Back Office
14 9 (0.39%) Local Government
15 7 (0.30%) French Language
15 7 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.26%) Games
16 6 (0.26%) Front Office
17 5 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 486 (20.97%) Analyst
2 336 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 251 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 219 (9.45%) Support Analyst
5 192 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 171 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 158 (6.82%) Desktop Support
8 154 (6.64%) Consultant
9 138 (5.95%) Service Analyst
10 133 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
11 122 (5.26%) Administrator
12 110 (4.75%) Server Engineer
13 106 (4.57%) IT Support
14 97 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 95 (4.10%) Architect
16 92 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
18 82 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
19 78 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 70 (3.02%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (0.91%) .NET
2 15 (0.65%) Application Packaging
2 15 (0.65%) Middleware
3 13 (0.56%) Web Services
4 11 (0.47%) HTML
5 9 (0.39%) CSS
6 7 (0.30%) Software Packaging
6 7 (0.30%) jQuery
6 7 (0.30%) OAuth
6 7 (0.30%) HTML5
6 7 (0.30%) OpenID
6 7 (0.30%) CSS3
7 6 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.17%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.17%) LAMP
10 3 (0.13%) libvirt
10 3 (0.13%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.13%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 345 (14.88%) Blackberry
2 155 (6.69%) Clustering
3 99 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (2.89%) Replication
5 58 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 49 (2.11%) Thin Client
7 46 (1.98%) iPad
8 42 (1.81%) iPhone
9 36 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.04%) NHS
11 20 (0.86%) PDA
12 19 (0.82%) PKI
12 19 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (0.69%) CMDB
15 14 (0.60%) Open Source
15 14 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.56%) Computer Science
17 10 (0.43%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1848 (79.72%) Windows
2 950 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 672 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 580 (25.02%) Windows 7
5 459 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 447 (19.28%) Windows XP
7 179 (7.72%) Windows 8
8 131 (5.65%) Linux
9 79 (3.41%) UNIX
10 58 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 45 (1.94%) Android
12 40 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 33 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 29 (1.25%) Windows 2000
15 24 (1.04%) Solaris
16 14 (0.60%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 12 (0.52%) SUSE
18 12 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (20.32%) ITIL
2 328 (14.15%) Migration
3 113 (4.87%) Service Management
4 91 (3.93%) Change Management
5 84 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 80 (3.45%) Project Management
7 76 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 71 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 51 (2.20%) Problem Management
10 44 (1.90%) Asset Management
11 43 (1.86%) Kalman Filter
12 42 (1.81%) Mentoring
13 38 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 36 (1.55%) Business Continuity
14 36 (1.55%) Capacity Planning
15 35 (1.51%) Configuration Management
16 32 (1.38%) PRINCE2
17 30 (1.29%) ITIL V3
18 26 (1.12%) Performance Management
19 25 (1.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 288 (12.42%) SQL
2 200 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 45 (1.94%) VBScript
4 25 (1.08%) VB
5 23 (0.99%) Perl
6 15 (0.65%) C
7 14 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 12 (0.52%) VBA
9 10 (0.43%) PHP
9 10 (0.43%) Python
10 8 (0.35%) C#
11 7 (0.30%) Tcl
12 6 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.13%) Ruby
13 3 (0.13%) Java
13 3 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.086%) R
15 1 (0.043%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.043%) VB6
15 1 (0.043%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 392 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 320 (13.81%) Security Cleared
3 262 (11.30%) MCSE
4 204 (8.80%) SC Cleared
5 130 (5.61%) MCP
6 103 (4.44%) MCITP
7 99 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 73 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (2.63%) CCNA
9 61 (2.63%) MCSA
9 61 (2.63%) Degree
10 49 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 38 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (1.60%) MCTS
13 32 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
14 29 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 24 (1.04%) CCA
16 20 (0.86%) CCNP
17 12 (0.52%) CCEA
18 11 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (6.64%) SLA
2 13 (0.56%) QA
3 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.043%) P3O
System Software
1 1622 (69.97%) Active Directory
2 474 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (11.22%) Hyper-V
4 224 (9.66%) XenApp
5 175 (7.55%) vSphere
6 124 (5.35%) VMware ESX
7 92 (3.97%) XenDesktop
8 59 (2.55%) XenServer
9 52 (2.24%) Terminal Services
10 45 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 44 (1.90%) Xen
12 33 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 30 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (1.25%) ISA Server
15 25 (1.08%) DFS Replication
16 23 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
17 19 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 19 (0.82%) UAG
18 18 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 288 (12.42%) SCCM
2 147 (6.34%) Backup Exec
3 120 (5.18%) SCOM
4 60 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 57 (2.46%) WSUS
6 53 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 48 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 41 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
9 35 (1.51%) ARCserve
10 34 (1.47%) HP SIM
11 26 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 19 (0.82%) Nagios
13 17 (0.73%) MIMEsweeper
14 15 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 14 (0.60%) SCVMM
15 14 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
16 13 (0.56%) SCDPM
17 12 (0.52%) Tivoli
17 12 (0.52%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1304 (56.26%) Microsoft
2 931 (40.16%) VMware
3 601 (25.93%) Citrix
4 368 (15.88%) Cisco
5 337 (14.54%) HP
6 202 (8.71%) Symantec
7 145 (6.26%) NetApp
8 114 (4.92%) Dell
9 95 (4.10%) EMC
10 91 (3.93%) McAfee
11 69 (2.98%) Sophos
12 65 (2.80%) CheckPoint
13 60 (2.59%) IBM
13 60 (2.59%) Lotus
14 57 (2.46%) SolarWinds
15 56 (2.42%) Avaya
16 54 (2.33%) Oracle
17 49 (2.11%) Apple
18 47 (2.03%) Juniper
19 45 (1.94%) CA
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