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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1197 1194 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.51% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.79% 14.26% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 619 618
Average daily rate
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£300 £322 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 163 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.23 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £27.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+24.71% -17.64%
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
9362 8375 9223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.74% 17.64% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 5122 5256
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 341 472
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -7 509 £315 -3.07% 162
South East -1 294 £305 -12.74% 93
East of England -16 92 £213 -13.26% 36
Yorkshire +37 80 £275 +22.22% 42
South West -21 67 £325 +8.33% 49
West Midlands -13 60 £258 -9.64% 21
North West -19 56 £300 +30.43% 43
East Midlands -8 32 £200 -20.00% 16
North East -32 14 £205 -23.36%
Midlands - - - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1888 (80.27%) Windows
2 1630 (69.30%) Active Directory
3 1358 (57.74%) Microsoft
4 1103 (46.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 974 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 910 (38.69%) VMware
7 659 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 637 (27.08%) Windows 7
9 629 (26.74%) Citrix
10 570 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 532 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 523 (22.24%) MS Office
13 499 (21.22%) MS Excel
14 474 (20.15%) ITIL
15 458 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 451 (19.18%) DNS
17 437 (18.58%) Windows XP
18 413 (17.56%) Cisco
19 386 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
20 383 (16.28%) Blackberry
21 379 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 371 (15.77%) SAN
23 365 (15.52%) DHCP
24 344 (14.63%) Firewall
25 337 (14.33%) HP
26 329 (13.99%) Security Cleared
27 307 (13.05%) SharePoint
27 307 (13.05%) Migration
28 293 (12.46%) SCCM
29 288 (12.24%) SQL Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1103 (46.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 570 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 532 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 307 (13.05%) SharePoint
5 275 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 267 (11.35%) Lync
7 212 (9.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 145 (6.16%) IIS
9 69 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
11 40 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 38 (1.62%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
15 14 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
16 9 (0.38%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.34%) Apache
17 8 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 523 (22.24%) MS Office
2 499 (21.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (0.72%) MS Project
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (0.77%) assyst
2 12 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.17%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.085%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.043%) Khalix
7 1 (0.043%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.043%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.08%) Office 365
2 42 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.72%) IaaS
5 13 (0.55%) SaaS
6 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 451 (19.18%) DNS
2 371 (15.77%) SAN
3 365 (15.52%) DHCP
4 344 (14.63%) Firewall
5 265 (11.27%) LAN
6 245 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 241 (10.25%) WAN
8 148 (6.29%) VPN
9 108 (4.59%) VoIP
10 98 (4.17%) Wireless
11 89 (3.78%) Internet
12 79 (3.36%) NAS
13 77 (3.27%) SMTP
13 77 (3.27%) VLAN
14 60 (2.55%) MPLS
15 44 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (1.45%) X.400
16 34 (1.45%) X.500
16 34 (1.45%) IP Telephony
16 34 (1.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.38%) MySQL
8 6 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.21%) EDMS
9 5 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 7
11 3 (0.13%) DB2
11 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.085%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (0.34%) MSI
2 7 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.26%) Subversion
4 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.085%) 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
1 258 (10.97%) Finance
2 75 (3.19%) Banking
3 64 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.04%) Legal
5 45 (1.91%) Advertising
6 40 (1.70%) Law
7 34 (1.45%) Retail
8 32 (1.36%) Marketing
9 23 (0.98%) Military
10 22 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.89%) Back Office
12 20 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.81%) French Language
14 16 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
16 13 (0.55%) Publishing
17 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.38%) Games
19 7 (0.30%) Front Office
19 7 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 499 (21.22%) Analyst
2 343 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 246 (10.46%) Support Analyst
4 217 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 197 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 180 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 157 (6.68%) Consultant
8 147 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 132 (5.61%) Service Analyst
10 128 (5.44%) Administrator
10 128 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
11 106 (4.51%) Architect
12 101 (4.29%) IT Support
13 95 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 95 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
14 88 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
15 86 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 79 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
17 76 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
18 75 (3.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.28%) .NET
2 25 (1.06%) HTML
3 23 (0.98%) CSS
4 21 (0.89%) HTML5
5 20 (0.85%) CSS3
5 20 (0.85%) OpenID
5 20 (0.85%) OAuth
5 20 (0.85%) jQuery
6 16 (0.68%) Middleware
7 12 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.38%) 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%) X-Windows
12 5 (0.21%) JSP
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 383 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 124 (5.27%) Clustering
3 111 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (2.85%) Replication
5 58 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 54 (2.30%) Fat Client
6 54 (2.30%) Thin Client
7 42 (1.79%) iPhone
8 40 (1.70%) iPad
9 35 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 30 (1.28%) PKI
11 23 (0.98%) Open Source
11 23 (0.98%) PDA
12 18 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 18 (0.77%) NHS
13 17 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.64%) EqualLogic
15 14 (0.60%) CMDB
16 11 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1888 (80.27%) Windows
2 974 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 659 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 637 (27.08%) Windows 7
5 437 (18.58%) Windows XP
6 386 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 187 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 117 (4.97%) Linux
9 76 (3.23%) UNIX
10 56 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 50 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (1.66%) Windows 2000
13 38 (1.62%) Android
13 38 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 32 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 25 (1.06%) Solaris
16 19 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.64%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.47%) CentOS
19 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (20.15%) ITIL
2 307 (13.05%) Migration
3 106 (4.51%) Service Management
4 85 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 78 (3.32%) Project Management
6 77 (3.27%) Change Management
7 76 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 64 (2.72%) Problem Management
9 57 (2.42%) Incident Management
10 53 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
11 44 (1.87%) Configuration Management
12 43 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 43 (1.83%) PRINCE2
12 43 (1.83%) Asset Management
13 32 (1.36%) Performance Management
13 32 (1.36%) Business Continuity
14 31 (1.32%) ITSM
14 31 (1.32%) Data Protection
15 28 (1.19%) Change Control
15 28 (1.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 271 (11.52%) SQL
2 186 (7.91%) PowerShell
3 48 (2.04%) VBScript
4 42 (1.79%) Perl
5 28 (1.19%) VB
6 26 (1.11%) PHP
7 25 (1.06%) C
8 20 (0.85%) Tcl
9 18 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 18 (0.77%) C#
10 11 (0.47%) VBA
11 10 (0.43%) Java
11 10 (0.43%) Python
12 8 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.085%) R
14 2 (0.085%) ABAP
14 2 (0.085%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.085%) Delphi
14 2 (0.085%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 379 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 329 (13.99%) Security Cleared
3 262 (11.14%) MCSE
4 205 (8.72%) SC Cleared
5 129 (5.48%) MCP
6 107 (4.55%) MCITP
7 104 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 83 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (3.10%) Degree
10 72 (3.06%) CCNA
11 64 (2.72%) MCSA
12 62 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (1.40%) MCTS
14 31 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
16 25 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 24 (1.02%) CCNP
18 23 (0.98%) CCA
19 15 (0.64%) MCDST
20 10 (0.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.99%) SLA
2 13 (0.55%) QA
3 10 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.13%) BS7799
8 2 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 1630 (69.30%) Active Directory
2 458 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (10.97%) XenApp
4 235 (9.99%) Hyper-V
5 176 (7.48%) vSphere
6 128 (5.44%) VMware ESX
7 76 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 66 (2.81%) XenServer
9 50 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 47 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 42 (1.79%) Xen
13 34 (1.45%) ISA Server
14 28 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 26 (1.11%) UAG
16 25 (1.06%) NLBS
17 23 (0.98%) DFS Replication
18 22 (0.94%) VMware Server
19 18 (0.77%) NFS
20 16 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 293 (12.46%) SCCM
2 164 (6.97%) Backup Exec
3 123 (5.23%) SCOM
4 57 (2.42%) WSUS
5 56 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 51 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 51 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 46 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 43 (1.83%) ARCserve
9 33 (1.40%) HP SIM
10 28 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 20 (0.85%) OpenSSO
11 20 (0.85%) Nagios
12 19 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
13 18 (0.77%) OVSD
14 17 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 16 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
16 15 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
17 14 (0.60%) SCVMM
18 13 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1358 (57.74%) Microsoft
2 910 (38.69%) VMware
3 629 (26.74%) Citrix
4 413 (17.56%) Cisco
5 337 (14.33%) HP
6 207 (8.80%) Symantec
7 121 (5.14%) NetApp
8 112 (4.76%) Dell
9 86 (3.66%) EMC
10 83 (3.53%) Oracle
10 83 (3.53%) McAfee
11 81 (3.44%) CheckPoint
12 64 (2.72%) Avaya
13 61 (2.59%) Sophos
14 60 (2.55%) SolarWinds
15 58 (2.47%) Apple
16 57 (2.42%) IBM
17 47 (2.00%) Lotus
18 45 (1.91%) Juniper
18 45 (1.91%) CA
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Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £150 - £170 per day + Negotiable
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Surrey
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £140 - 160 per day + Overtime
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Forest Row, East Sussex
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Rate: £50-55,000 + car + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £150 - £160 per day
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London
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Norfolk
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
CFOA
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £409 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
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