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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 99 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 973 1036 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.26% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.29% 12.82% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 512 449
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £124 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 136 210
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.48 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -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
8620 8084 7369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.67% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 4820 4225
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 298 375
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.72 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -18 367 £350 +16.66% 167
South East -2 278 £350 +16.66% 80
North West -10 65 £260 +15.55% 55
East of England -4 60 £257 +3.83% 31
South West -39 53 £350 +7.69% 43
Yorkshire -21 48 £275 +3.77% 39
West Midlands +13 46 £225 -35.71% 17
East Midlands -14 32 £165 +50.00% 13
North East -2 16 £275 -10.42% 4
Midlands 0 2 £275 +129.16%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1697 (79.67%) Windows
2 1458 (68.45%) Active Directory
3 1205 (56.57%) Microsoft
4 978 (45.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 871 (40.89%) VMware
6 857 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 590 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 536 (25.16%) Citrix
9 516 (24.23%) Windows 7
10 474 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 472 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 464 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 433 (20.33%) ITIL
14 413 (19.39%) MS Office
15 396 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2003
16 389 (18.26%) MS Excel
17 378 (17.75%) DNS
18 368 (17.28%) Windows XP
19 355 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 341 (16.01%) Cisco
21 321 (15.07%) SAN
22 317 (14.88%) Migration
23 313 (14.69%) SQL Server
24 310 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
25 298 (13.99%) SQL
26 293 (13.76%) Firewall
27 285 (13.38%) Lync
28 284 (13.33%) HP
29 279 (13.10%) SharePoint
29 279 (13.10%) Security Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 978 (45.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 464 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 396 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 310 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 285 (13.38%) Lync
6 279 (13.10%) SharePoint
7 196 (9.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 131 (6.15%) IIS
9 64 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
10 52 (2.44%) IBM Notes
11 37 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 17 (0.80%) Apache
15 15 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.61%) Live Communications Server
18 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
19 8 (0.38%) GroupWise
20 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 413 (19.39%) MS Office
2 389 (18.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
5 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.33%) MS Project
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.047%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.047%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.047%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) assyst
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 219 (10.28%) Office 365
2 41 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.75%) IaaS
4 15 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.56%) Google Apps
6 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.38%) SaaS
8 6 (0.28%) PaaS
8 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 378 (17.75%) DNS
2 321 (15.07%) SAN
3 293 (13.76%) Firewall
4 268 (12.58%) DHCP
5 226 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 218 (10.23%) LAN
7 182 (8.54%) WAN
8 147 (6.90%) VPN
9 121 (5.68%) VoIP
10 90 (4.23%) VLAN
11 68 (3.19%) NAS
12 66 (3.10%) Internet
13 62 (2.91%) Wireless
14 60 (2.82%) SMTP
15 41 (1.92%) LDAP
16 38 (1.78%) MPLS
16 38 (1.78%) iSCSI
17 29 (1.36%) Unified Communications
18 27 (1.27%) IP Telephony
19 26 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.66%) MySQL
6 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.094%) EDMS
10 2 (0.094%) IDOL
10 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.047%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.14%) MSI
1 3 (0.14%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.047%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.047%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.047%) Selenium
2 1 (0.047%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.047%) WebDriver
General
1 219 (10.28%) Finance
2 60 (2.82%) Banking
3 49 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.25%) Legal
5 38 (1.78%) Law
6 34 (1.60%) Retail
7 25 (1.17%) Advertising
8 17 (0.80%) Marketing
9 15 (0.70%) Back Office
10 13 (0.61%) Publishing
10 13 (0.61%) Military
11 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.28%) Local Government
15 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.19%) Electronics
17 2 (0.094%) Automotive
17 2 (0.094%) French Language
17 2 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 410 (19.25%) Analyst
2 319 (14.98%) Support Engineer
3 243 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 179 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 175 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 165 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 133 (6.24%) Consultant
8 129 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 123 (5.77%) Service Analyst
10 121 (5.68%) Server Engineer
11 118 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
12 110 (5.16%) IT Support
13 97 (4.55%) Administrator
14 81 (3.80%) Architect
14 81 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 80 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
16 79 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
17 76 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
18 74 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 68 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.60%) .NET
2 17 (0.80%) Application Packaging
3 11 (0.52%) Web Services
4 9 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.42%) HTML
5 8 (0.38%) Middleware
6 5 (0.23%) CSS
6 5 (0.23%) JSP
7 4 (0.19%) LAMP
7 4 (0.19%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.19%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.19%) libvirt
8 3 (0.14%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.14%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.14%) MAPI
9 2 (0.094%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.094%) XMPP
10 1 (0.047%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.047%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 266 (12.49%) Blackberry
2 145 (6.81%) Clustering
3 102 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.00%) Replication
5 56 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.25%) Thin Client
6 48 (2.25%) Fat Client
7 40 (1.88%) iPhone
8 39 (1.83%) iPad
9 30 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (1.41%) NHS
10 21 (0.99%) PKI
11 16 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 16 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.52%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.47%) CMDB
16 9 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
16 9 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1697 (79.67%) Windows
2 857 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 590 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 516 (24.23%) Windows 7
5 472 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 368 (17.28%) Windows XP
7 144 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 139 (6.53%) Linux
9 75 (3.52%) UNIX
10 56 (2.63%) Windows Vista
11 41 (1.92%) Android
12 36 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 35 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 26 (1.22%) Windows 2000
16 23 (1.08%) Apple iOS
17 18 (0.85%) Solaris
18 10 (0.47%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.38%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (20.33%) ITIL
2 317 (14.88%) Migration
3 103 (4.84%) Change Management
4 87 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 86 (4.04%) Service Management
6 77 (3.62%) Incident Management
7 72 (3.38%) Service Delivery
8 66 (3.10%) Project Management
9 44 (2.07%) Mentoring
10 42 (1.97%) Problem Management
11 39 (1.83%) Configuration Management
11 39 (1.83%) Business Continuity
12 35 (1.64%) Asset Management
13 34 (1.60%) Kalman Filter
14 32 (1.50%) ITIL V3
14 32 (1.50%) PRINCE2
15 31 (1.46%) Capacity Planning
15 31 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
16 28 (1.31%) CRM
17 24 (1.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (13.99%) SQL
2 189 (8.87%) PowerShell
3 45 (2.11%) VBScript
4 26 (1.22%) VB
5 16 (0.75%) Perl
6 13 (0.61%) VBA
7 12 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 10 (0.47%) C
9 9 (0.42%) C#
10 7 (0.33%) Java
10 7 (0.33%) Python
11 5 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.094%) PHP
13 2 (0.094%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.094%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.047%) VB6
14 1 (0.047%) Tcl
14 1 (0.047%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 355 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 279 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 258 (12.11%) MCSE
4 190 (8.92%) SC Cleared
5 106 (4.98%) MCP
6 92 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (4.23%) MCITP
8 77 (3.62%) CCNA
9 76 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 65 (3.05%) MCSA
11 57 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 54 (2.54%) Degree
13 48 (2.25%) MCTS
14 34 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (1.55%) VCP4
16 31 (1.46%) CCNP
17 30 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (1.08%) CCA
19 18 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 15 (0.70%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (7.00%) SLA
2 13 (0.61%) QA
3 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.094%) COBIT
5 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.047%) P3O
System Software
1 1458 (68.45%) Active Directory
2 474 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 254 (11.92%) Hyper-V
4 172 (8.08%) XenApp
5 163 (7.65%) vSphere
6 109 (5.12%) VMware ESX
7 82 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 48 (2.25%) Terminal Services
9 44 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (1.74%) Xen
11 34 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 32 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (1.50%) XenServer
13 25 (1.17%) VMware Server
14 23 (1.08%) NFS
14 23 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (1.03%) DFS Replication
16 21 (0.99%) UAG
17 19 (0.89%) ISA Server
18 16 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 268 (12.58%) SCCM
2 98 (4.60%) SCOM
3 96 (4.51%) Backup Exec
4 52 (2.44%) WSUS
5 42 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 38 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 35 (1.64%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.46%) ARCserve
9 30 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (1.27%) HP SIM
11 21 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 17 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
13 15 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
14 14 (0.66%) SCVMM
14 14 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 14 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.66%) SCDPM
15 12 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
16 10 (0.47%) Nagios
16 10 (0.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1205 (56.57%) Microsoft
2 871 (40.89%) VMware
3 536 (25.16%) Citrix
4 341 (16.01%) Cisco
5 284 (13.33%) HP
6 143 (6.71%) NetApp
7 141 (6.62%) Symantec
8 89 (4.18%) McAfee
9 83 (3.90%) EMC
10 81 (3.80%) Dell
11 68 (3.19%) Lotus
12 55 (2.58%) Sophos
13 54 (2.54%) Avaya
14 45 (2.11%) IBM
15 40 (1.88%) Oracle
16 39 (1.83%) Apple
16 39 (1.83%) CheckPoint
17 35 (1.64%) Veeam
18 33 (1.55%) SolarWinds
18 33 (1.55%) 3PAR
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