The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 73 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1149 1161 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.33% 2.49% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.99% 14.51% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 596 614
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £158 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £287 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 178 183
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8848 8004 9154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.17% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4671 5340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 394 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +2 466 £320 -5.18% 132
South East +9 296 £300 -7.56% 85
East of England -9 106 £244 +13.37% 38
West Midlands +2 69 £288 -8.73% 21
North West -21 65 £255 +2.00% 31
South West -21 59 £315 +1.61% 40
Yorkshire -7 48 £305 +35.55% 49
East Midlands -13 33 £338 +35.00% 25
North East -18 4 £240 -10.86% 2
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1801 (79.58%) Windows
2 1500 (66.28%) Active Directory
3 1271 (56.16%) Microsoft
4 1047 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 959 (42.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 839 (37.07%) VMware
7 627 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 626 (27.66%) Windows 7
9 613 (27.09%) Citrix
10 523 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 506 (22.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 481 (21.25%) MS Office
13 460 (20.33%) ITIL
14 454 (20.06%) MS Excel
15 427 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 426 (18.82%) Windows XP
17 421 (18.60%) Cisco
18 393 (17.37%) DNS
19 379 (16.75%) Blackberry
20 359 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 354 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
22 348 (15.38%) Firewall
23 343 (15.16%) SAN
24 321 (14.18%) HP
25 313 (13.83%) DHCP
26 312 (13.79%) Migration
27 299 (13.21%) Security Cleared
28 297 (13.12%) SharePoint
29 295 (13.04%) SQL Server
30 267 (11.80%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1047 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 523 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 506 (22.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 297 (13.12%) SharePoint
5 242 (10.69%) Lync
6 241 (10.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 235 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 135 (5.97%) IIS
9 72 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 49 (2.17%) IBM Notes
11 46 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 30 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
13 17 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 10 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.40%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 481 (21.25%) MS Office
2 454 (20.06%) MS Excel
3 17 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.62%) MS Project
5 9 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.088%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.088%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.62%) assyst
2 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.18%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.088%) Khalix
8 2 (0.088%) Magento
9 1 (0.044%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.044%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.044%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.044%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 167 (7.38%) Office 365
2 35 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.66%) IaaS
5 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.35%) SaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 393 (17.37%) DNS
2 348 (15.38%) Firewall
3 343 (15.16%) SAN
4 313 (13.83%) DHCP
5 242 (10.69%) TCP/IP
6 239 (10.56%) LAN
7 221 (9.77%) WAN
8 166 (7.34%) VPN
9 107 (4.73%) VoIP
10 101 (4.46%) Wireless
11 96 (4.24%) Internet
12 81 (3.58%) NAS
13 72 (3.18%) SMTP
14 62 (2.74%) VLAN
15 54 (2.39%) MPLS
16 44 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
17 41 (1.81%) IP Telephony
18 34 (1.50%) iSCSI
19 31 (1.37%) X.400
20 27 (1.19%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.84%) MySQL
6 15 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.35%) Cognos Impromptu
10 8 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.22%) EDMS
12 4 (0.18%) QlikView
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.088%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.088%) DataStage
14 2 (0.088%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.49%) MSI
2 7 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.27%) Subversion
4 3 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.088%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.044%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.044%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.044%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.044%) JIRA
6 1 (0.044%) JMeter
6 1 (0.044%) AdminStudio
General
1 236 (10.43%) Finance
2 61 (2.70%) Banking
3 52 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 40 (1.77%) Law
5 37 (1.63%) Advertising
6 33 (1.46%) Retail
6 33 (1.46%) Legal
7 26 (1.15%) Marketing
8 22 (0.97%) Back Office
9 21 (0.93%) French Language
10 19 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 18 (0.80%) Military
12 17 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
13 16 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.62%) Publishing
15 13 (0.57%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.40%) Games
17 7 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 440 (19.44%) Analyst
2 345 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 226 (9.99%) Support Analyst
4 208 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 195 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 187 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 159 (7.03%) Consultant
8 133 (5.88%) Desktop Support
9 110 (4.86%) Service Analyst
10 105 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 101 (4.46%) Architect
12 100 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 98 (4.33%) Administrator
14 96 (4.24%) IT Support
15 77 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 75 (3.31%) Server Engineer
17 72 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
18 71 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
19 70 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
20 69 (3.05%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.72%) .NET
2 25 (1.10%) HTML
3 18 (0.80%) CSS
4 17 (0.75%) HTML5
5 16 (0.71%) OAuth
5 16 (0.71%) jQuery
5 16 (0.71%) OpenID
5 16 (0.71%) CSS3
6 12 (0.53%) Middleware
7 9 (0.40%) XML
8 8 (0.35%) XMPP
8 8 (0.35%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.31%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.27%) COM
10 6 (0.27%) JSP
10 6 (0.27%) Web Services
10 6 (0.27%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 379 (16.75%) Blackberry
2 102 (4.51%) Clustering
3 60 (2.65%) Thin Client
3 60 (2.65%) Fat Client
3 60 (2.65%) iPhone
4 55 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.25%) Replication
6 40 (1.77%) iPad
7 33 (1.46%) PKI
8 30 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.10%) NHS
10 22 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 19 (0.84%) PDA
12 18 (0.80%) Open Source
13 17 (0.75%) EqualLogic
14 15 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.57%) CESG
15 13 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.53%) Statistics
17 9 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1801 (79.58%) Windows
2 959 (42.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 627 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 626 (27.66%) Windows 7
5 426 (18.82%) Windows XP
6 354 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 147 (6.50%) Windows 8
8 114 (5.04%) Linux
9 91 (4.02%) UNIX
10 55 (2.43%) Windows Vista
11 45 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 43 (1.90%) Windows 2000
13 42 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.37%) Android
15 24 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 23 (1.02%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.88%) Solaris
18 15 (0.66%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (20.33%) ITIL
2 312 (13.79%) Migration
3 89 (3.93%) Service Management
4 83 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 78 (3.45%) Project Management
6 71 (3.14%) Service Delivery
7 61 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 58 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 56 (2.47%) Change Management
10 50 (2.21%) Incident Management
11 48 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
12 47 (2.08%) Change Control
13 39 (1.72%) Asset Management
14 37 (1.63%) Configuration Management
15 34 (1.50%) Data Protection
16 33 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 30 (1.33%) ITSM
18 28 (1.24%) Business Continuity
18 28 (1.24%) CRM
19 27 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (11.53%) SQL
2 194 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 42 (1.86%) VBScript
4 35 (1.55%) VB
5 33 (1.46%) Perl
6 30 (1.33%) C
7 21 (0.93%) PHP
8 16 (0.71%) C#
8 16 (0.71%) Tcl
9 15 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.62%) Java
11 7 (0.31%) Python
12 4 (0.18%) VBA
12 4 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.13%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.088%) ABAP
14 2 (0.088%) Delphi
14 2 (0.088%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.088%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.088%) R
Qualifications
1 359 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 299 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 258 (11.40%) MCSE
4 196 (8.66%) SC Cleared
5 112 (4.95%) MCITP
6 108 (4.77%) MCP
7 91 (4.02%) DV Cleared
8 88 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (3.23%) CCNA
10 72 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 70 (3.09%) MCSA
12 67 (2.96%) Degree
13 35 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
14 33 (1.46%) CCNP
15 30 (1.33%) CCA
16 27 (1.19%) MCTS
17 26 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (1.02%) MCDST
19 13 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 12 (0.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.52%) SLA
2 17 (0.75%) QA
3 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.13%) BS7799
8 2 (0.088%) COBIT
9 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1500 (66.28%) Active Directory
2 427 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (11.14%) XenApp
4 247 (10.91%) Hyper-V
5 172 (7.60%) vSphere
6 119 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 69 (3.05%) XenDesktop
8 56 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 48 (2.12%) XenServer
10 44 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 40 (1.77%) Xen
12 34 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 34 (1.50%) ISA Server
13 33 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
14 31 (1.37%) UAG
15 22 (0.97%) VMware Server
15 22 (0.97%) DFS Replication
16 20 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 18 (0.80%) NLBS
18 14 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 267 (11.80%) SCCM
2 135 (5.97%) Backup Exec
3 117 (5.17%) SCOM
4 58 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 45 (1.99%) WSUS
6 43 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
7 40 (1.77%) NetBackup
8 33 (1.46%) ARCserve
9 26 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 19 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (0.75%) OVSD
11 17 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
12 16 (0.71%) OpenSSO
12 16 (0.71%) HP SIM
12 16 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 14 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 13 (0.57%) SCDPM
14 13 (0.57%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.53%) OpenView
15 12 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1271 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 839 (37.07%) VMware
3 613 (27.09%) Citrix
4 421 (18.60%) Cisco
5 321 (14.18%) HP
6 178 (7.87%) Symantec
7 113 (4.99%) NetApp
8 105 (4.64%) Dell
9 96 (4.24%) Oracle
10 79 (3.49%) McAfee
11 76 (3.36%) EMC
12 73 (3.23%) Apple
13 63 (2.78%) CheckPoint
14 55 (2.43%) IBM
15 54 (2.39%) Lotus
16 48 (2.12%) Juniper
17 47 (2.08%) Sophos
18 44 (1.94%) SolarWinds
18 44 (1.94%) Avaya
19 40 (1.77%) F5
Buckinghamshire
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Staffordshire
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Lincolnshire
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Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
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Rate: £90 - £120 per day
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