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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 102 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 932 1118 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.51% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.42% 14.15% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 588 426
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 152 214
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.40 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.72 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
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
8161 7900 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.72% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5179 4784 4350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 305 407
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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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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 -26 379 £325 +8.33% 179
South East -9 252 £325 +5.69% 104
South West -22 68 £350 +22.80% 47
East of England -22 57 £260 +8.33% 45
North West -7 49 £261 +22.94% 42
Yorkshire -22 44 £275 +14.58% 52
West Midlands +5 35 £258 -26.42% 29
East Midlands -8 24 £206 +87.50% 16
North East -8 19 £275 -10.42% 1
Midlands +4 2 £275 +111.53%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1721 (79.16%) Windows
2 1484 (68.26%) Active Directory
3 1253 (57.64%) Microsoft
4 1003 (46.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 885 (40.71%) VMware
6 872 (40.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 622 (28.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 546 (25.11%) Citrix
9 518 (23.83%) Windows 7
10 493 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 469 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 451 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 447 (20.56%) ITIL
14 435 (20.01%) Exchange Server 2003
15 432 (19.87%) MS Office
16 413 (19.00%) MS Excel
17 388 (17.85%) DNS
18 381 (17.53%) Windows XP
19 355 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 348 (16.01%) Cisco
21 332 (15.27%) SAN
22 324 (14.90%) Migration
23 309 (14.21%) Firewall
24 305 (14.03%) Blackberry
25 302 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
26 300 (13.80%) SQL
27 297 (13.66%) HP
28 296 (13.62%) Lync
29 291 (13.39%) Security Cleared
30 283 (13.02%) SQL Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1003 (46.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 493 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 435 (20.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 302 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 296 (13.62%) Lync
6 276 (12.70%) SharePoint
7 203 (9.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 130 (5.98%) IIS
9 65 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
10 56 (2.58%) IBM Notes
11 31 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
13 19 (0.87%) Apache
14 15 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
15 12 (0.55%) Live Communications Server
16 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 8 (0.37%) GroupWise
Applications
1 432 (19.87%) MS Office
2 413 (19.00%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.37%) MS Project
6 7 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.046%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.046%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 12 (0.55%) assyst
2 10 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.046%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.89%) Office 365
2 36 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.64%) IaaS
4 13 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.41%) SaaS
6 9 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 388 (17.85%) DNS
2 332 (15.27%) SAN
3 309 (14.21%) Firewall
4 280 (12.88%) DHCP
5 223 (10.26%) LAN
6 217 (9.98%) TCP/IP
7 188 (8.65%) WAN
8 150 (6.90%) VPN
9 121 (5.57%) VoIP
10 97 (4.46%) VLAN
11 79 (3.63%) NAS
12 71 (3.27%) Wireless
13 66 (3.04%) SMTP
14 62 (2.85%) Internet
15 43 (1.98%) MPLS
16 39 (1.79%) LDAP
17 38 (1.75%) iSCSI
18 36 (1.66%) Unified Communications
19 29 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (1.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.64%) MySQL
6 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.18%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.14%) DB2
10 3 (0.14%) EDMS
10 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.092%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.092%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.14%) MSI
3 2 (0.092%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.092%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.092%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.046%) Selenium
4 1 (0.046%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.046%) Eclipse
General
1 241 (11.09%) Finance
2 67 (3.08%) Banking
3 53 (2.44%) Legal
4 51 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 36 (1.66%) Law
6 31 (1.43%) Retail
7 27 (1.24%) Advertising
8 19 (0.87%) Marketing
9 17 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.60%) Publishing
12 13 (0.60%) Military
12 13 (0.60%) Back Office
13 9 (0.41%) Local Government
14 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.092%) Electronics
16 2 (0.092%) Automotive
16 2 (0.092%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 430 (19.78%) Analyst
2 329 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 242 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 186 (8.56%) Support Analyst
5 177 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 166 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 151 (6.95%) Consultant
8 145 (6.67%) Desktop Support
9 123 (5.66%) Service Analyst
10 118 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
11 108 (4.97%) Administrator
12 106 (4.88%) Server Engineer
13 101 (4.65%) IT Support
14 87 (4.00%) Architect
15 85 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 84 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
17 83 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
18 76 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 68 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
20 67 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.38%) .NET
2 16 (0.74%) Application Packaging
3 12 (0.55%) Middleware
3 12 (0.55%) HTML
4 11 (0.51%) Web Services
5 8 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.28%) CSS
6 6 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.23%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.23%) JSP
8 4 (0.18%) LAMP
8 4 (0.18%) jQuery
8 4 (0.18%) OAuth
8 4 (0.18%) HTML5
8 4 (0.18%) OpenID
8 4 (0.18%) CSS3
8 4 (0.18%) libvirt
9 3 (0.14%) SailPoint
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 305 (14.03%) Blackberry
2 156 (7.18%) Clustering
3 94 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (2.85%) Replication
5 53 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.07%) iPad
7 44 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 44 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 43 (1.98%) iPhone
9 36 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.06%) NHS
11 21 (0.97%) PKI
12 20 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (0.78%) PDA
14 16 (0.74%) CMDB
15 15 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.64%) Computer Science
17 11 (0.51%) Open Source
18 10 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1721 (79.16%) Windows
2 872 (40.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 622 (28.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 518 (23.83%) Windows 7
5 451 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 381 (17.53%) Windows XP
7 152 (6.99%) Windows 8
8 141 (6.49%) Linux
9 76 (3.50%) UNIX
10 52 (2.39%) Windows Vista
11 40 (1.84%) Android
12 38 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (1.56%) Mac OS X
14 30 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (1.10%) Windows 2000
16 22 (1.01%) Solaris
17 11 (0.51%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.41%) SUSE
20 8 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (20.56%) ITIL
2 324 (14.90%) Migration
3 100 (4.60%) Change Management
4 91 (4.19%) Service Management
5 86 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 73 (3.36%) Incident Management
7 72 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 66 (3.04%) Project Management
9 43 (1.98%) Mentoring
10 41 (1.89%) Configuration Management
10 41 (1.89%) Problem Management
11 40 (1.84%) Business Continuity
11 40 (1.84%) Asset Management
12 39 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
13 33 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
14 32 (1.47%) ITIL V3
15 28 (1.29%) PRINCE2
16 25 (1.15%) Performance Management
16 25 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 300 (13.80%) SQL
2 197 (9.06%) PowerShell
3 47 (2.16%) VBScript
4 27 (1.24%) VB
5 19 (0.87%) Perl
6 12 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.51%) C
7 11 (0.51%) VBA
8 10 (0.46%) C#
9 8 (0.37%) Java
10 7 (0.32%) Python
10 7 (0.32%) PHP
11 6 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.18%) Tcl
12 4 (0.18%) Ruby
13 2 (0.092%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.046%) VB6
Qualifications
1 355 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 291 (13.39%) Security Cleared
3 241 (11.09%) MCSE
4 199 (9.15%) SC Cleared
5 108 (4.97%) MCP
6 89 (4.09%) MCITP
7 85 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (3.68%) DV Cleared
9 72 (3.31%) CCNA
10 55 (2.53%) Degree
10 55 (2.53%) MCSA
11 53 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 42 (1.93%) MCTS
13 36 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (1.29%) CCNP
16 26 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 25 (1.15%) CCA
18 15 (0.69%) CCEA
19 10 (0.46%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.99%) SLA
2 14 (0.64%) QA
3 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.046%) P3O
8 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 1484 (68.26%) Active Directory
2 469 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 186 (8.56%) XenApp
5 168 (7.73%) vSphere
6 116 (5.34%) VMware ESX
7 82 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 55 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 44 (2.02%) XenServer
10 42 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 38 (1.75%) Xen
12 32 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (1.24%) VMware Server
14 24 (1.10%) ISA Server
14 24 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
15 23 (1.06%) UAG
16 22 (1.01%) NFS
16 22 (1.01%) DFS Replication
17 17 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 260 (11.96%) SCCM
2 114 (5.24%) Backup Exec
3 104 (4.78%) SCOM
4 57 (2.62%) WSUS
5 54 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 44 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 43 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 33 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 28 (1.29%) ARCserve
10 26 (1.20%) HP SIM
11 25 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 17 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
12 17 (0.78%) Nagios
13 15 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 14 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
14 14 (0.64%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.60%) SCDPM
16 12 (0.55%) Tivoli
16 12 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1253 (57.64%) Microsoft
2 885 (40.71%) VMware
3 546 (25.11%) Citrix
4 348 (16.01%) Cisco
5 297 (13.66%) HP
6 162 (7.45%) Symantec
7 136 (6.26%) NetApp
8 96 (4.42%) Dell
9 91 (4.19%) McAfee
10 83 (3.82%) EMC
11 71 (3.27%) Lotus
12 67 (3.08%) Avaya
13 57 (2.62%) Sophos
14 54 (2.48%) IBM
15 48 (2.21%) CheckPoint
16 43 (1.98%) SolarWinds
17 42 (1.93%) 3PAR
17 42 (1.93%) Oracle
18 40 (1.84%) Veeam
19 34 (1.56%) Red Hat
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