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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 80 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1165 1138 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.64% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.17% 15.06% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 541 516
Average daily rate £300 £285 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £268 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 203 195
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.35 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 459 £313 -1.57% 168
South East +3 292 £290 +3.57% 99
East of England -19 109 £235 +4.44% 30
South West +5 90 £325 +30.00% 42
North West -13 79 £250 -0.49% 50
Yorkshire +12 60 £300 +33.33% 32
East Midlands -28 34 £110 -55.10% 24
West Midlands -31 34 £340 +83.78% 27
North East -19 7 £325 - 5
Midlands -6 3 £120 -69.03%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1791 (78.31%) Windows
2 1551 (67.82%) Active Directory
3 1313 (57.41%) Microsoft
4 1050 (45.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 929 (40.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 844 (36.90%) VMware
7 662 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 623 (27.24%) Windows 7
9 605 (26.45%) Citrix
10 537 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 491 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 472 (20.64%) MS Office
13 463 (20.24%) Windows XP
14 458 (20.03%) Blackberry
15 457 (19.98%) Exchange Server 2007
16 439 (19.20%) ITIL
17 431 (18.85%) MS Excel
18 424 (18.54%) Cisco
19 373 (16.31%) Migration
20 371 (16.22%) DNS
21 367 (16.05%) HP
22 366 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 348 (15.22%) SQL Server
24 332 (14.52%) SAN
25 327 (14.30%) Firewall
26 315 (13.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
27 308 (13.47%) SQL
28 306 (13.38%) SharePoint
29 285 (12.46%) SCCM
30 277 (12.11%) Finance

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1050 (45.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 537 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 457 (19.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 315 (13.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 306 (13.38%) SharePoint
6 211 (9.23%) Lync
7 168 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 123 (5.38%) IIS
9 121 (5.29%) IBM Notes
10 62 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
12 28 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 20 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
14 14 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 12 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.44%) Live Communications Server
17 10 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 472 (20.64%) MS Office
2 431 (18.85%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.74%) MS Project
5 12 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.31%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.26%) Agresso
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.17%) Khalix
7 2 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.087%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.087%) Line 500
7 2 (0.087%) Magento
7 2 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.087%) assyst
7 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.087%) Tridion
8 1 (0.044%) Summit
8 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.044%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.99%) Office 365
2 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.35%) SaaS
3 7 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 371 (16.22%) DNS
2 332 (14.52%) SAN
3 327 (14.30%) Firewall
4 266 (11.63%) DHCP
5 231 (10.10%) TCP/IP
6 227 (9.93%) WAN
6 227 (9.93%) LAN
7 222 (9.71%) VPN
8 121 (5.29%) Internet
9 111 (4.85%) VoIP
10 94 (4.11%) Wireless
11 81 (3.54%) SMTP
12 58 (2.54%) NAS
13 50 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (2.01%) iSCSI
15 45 (1.97%) VLAN
16 38 (1.66%) MPLS
17 34 (1.49%) LDAP
17 34 (1.49%) Network Security
18 30 (1.31%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 117 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (1.14%) MySQL
5 24 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.26%) MS Access
10 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.17%) Cognos Impromptu
11 4 (0.17%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.17%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.17%) QlikView
11 4 (0.17%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.087%) IDOL
13 2 (0.087%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.22%) MSI
3 4 (0.17%) Subversion
3 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.13%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.13%) JMeter
4 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.13%) LoadUI
5 2 (0.087%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.087%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.044%) JIRA
6 1 (0.044%) Ant
General
1 277 (12.11%) Finance
2 71 (3.10%) Banking
3 64 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.01%) Law
4 46 (2.01%) Legal
5 32 (1.40%) Retail
6 29 (1.27%) Back Office
7 22 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 21 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.79%) Advertising
10 17 (0.74%) Military
11 14 (0.61%) French Language
12 13 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.52%) Marketing
14 11 (0.48%) Dutch Language
15 10 (0.44%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.39%) Japanese Language
16 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.35%) German Language
17 8 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 383 (16.75%) Support Engineer
2 366 (16.00%) Analyst
3 195 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 191 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 177 (7.74%) Consultant
6 169 (7.39%) Desktop Support
6 169 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 166 (7.26%) Support Analyst
8 119 (5.20%) Administrator
9 105 (4.59%) Architect
10 103 (4.50%) Service Analyst
11 98 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
12 90 (3.94%) Server Engineer
13 89 (3.89%) IT Support
14 88 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 81 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
16 78 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
17 69 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
18 65 (2.84%) Project Manager
19 64 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.44%) .NET
2 19 (0.83%) Web Services
2 19 (0.83%) XMPP
3 17 (0.74%) Middleware
4 16 (0.70%) HTML
5 15 (0.66%) XML
6 5 (0.22%) SOAP
6 5 (0.22%) COM
7 4 (0.17%) CSS
7 4 (0.17%) Flash
7 4 (0.17%) LAMP
7 4 (0.17%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.17%) HTML5
8 3 (0.13%) CSS3
8 3 (0.13%) jQuery
8 3 (0.13%) OAuth
8 3 (0.13%) OpenID
8 3 (0.13%) ODBC
8 3 (0.13%) WSH
8 3 (0.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 458 (20.03%) Blackberry
2 112 (4.90%) Clustering
3 68 (2.97%) Thin Client
3 68 (2.97%) Fat Client
3 68 (2.97%) iPhone
4 63 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 42 (1.84%) iPad
6 39 (1.71%) Replication
6 39 (1.71%) PKI
7 34 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (1.18%) EqualLogic
9 23 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 21 (0.92%) NHS
11 19 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 13 (0.57%) Statistics
13 12 (0.52%) Handset
14 11 (0.48%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.44%) CESG
16 9 (0.39%) Wiki
16 9 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1791 (78.31%) Windows
2 929 (40.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 662 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 623 (27.24%) Windows 7
5 463 (20.24%) Windows XP
6 261 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 135 (5.90%) Linux
8 102 (4.46%) Windows 2000
9 94 (4.11%) Windows 8
10 76 (3.32%) UNIX
10 76 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 55 (2.40%) Apple iOS
11 55 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 52 (2.27%) NetWare
13 35 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 29 (1.27%) Android
15 26 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
17 18 (0.79%) Solaris
18 10 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (19.20%) ITIL
2 373 (16.31%) Migration
3 122 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 93 (4.07%) Project Management
5 75 (3.28%) Change Management
6 71 (3.10%) Service Delivery
7 62 (2.71%) Service Management
8 58 (2.54%) Problem Management
9 57 (2.49%) Incident Management
10 54 (2.36%) PRINCE2
10 54 (2.36%) Change Control
11 47 (2.06%) Business Continuity
12 43 (1.88%) Asset Management
13 41 (1.79%) ITSM
14 37 (1.62%) Data Management
14 37 (1.62%) Capacity Planning
15 33 (1.44%) Mobile Device Management
15 33 (1.44%) Load Balancing
16 32 (1.40%) Data Protection
17 31 (1.36%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 308 (13.47%) SQL
2 254 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 75 (3.28%) VBScript
4 43 (1.88%) VB
5 23 (1.01%) C
6 14 (0.61%) Perl
7 10 (0.44%) Java
8 9 (0.39%) C#
9 6 (0.26%) PHP
9 6 (0.26%) LotusScript
10 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.17%) Python
12 3 (0.13%) Tcl
13 1 (0.044%) REXX
13 1 (0.044%) C++
13 1 (0.044%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.044%) JCL
13 1 (0.044%) Korn
13 1 (0.044%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 366 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 261 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 252 (11.02%) MCSE
4 173 (7.56%) SC Cleared
5 107 (4.68%) MCITP
6 102 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (3.85%) MCP
8 84 (3.67%) CCNA
9 69 (3.02%) DV Cleared
10 65 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 62 (2.71%) MCSA
12 49 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
13 47 (2.06%) Degree
14 35 (1.53%) CCA
14 35 (1.53%) CCNP
15 34 (1.49%) MCTS
16 26 (1.14%) MCDST
16 26 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 15 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.21%) SLA
2 24 (1.05%) QA
3 14 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.044%) COBIT
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1551 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 491 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (10.93%) Hyper-V
4 224 (9.79%) XenApp
5 202 (8.83%) vSphere
6 110 (4.81%) XenDesktop
6 110 (4.81%) VMware ESX
7 63 (2.75%) Terminal Services
8 45 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 44 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 39 (1.71%) ISA Server
10 39 (1.71%) UAG
11 34 (1.49%) Xen
11 34 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 30 (1.31%) XenServer
13 29 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 24 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (0.66%) Terminal Server
15 15 (0.66%) DFS Replication
16 14 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 285 (12.46%) SCCM
2 159 (6.95%) SCOM
3 110 (4.81%) Backup Exec
4 72 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 49 (2.14%) ServiceCenter
6 48 (2.10%) NetBackup
7 42 (1.84%) WSUS
8 40 (1.75%) MAILsweeper
9 38 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
10 35 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 33 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 24 (1.05%) ARCserve
13 21 (0.92%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
15 19 (0.83%) SCOrch
16 18 (0.79%) OVSD
17 15 (0.66%) OpenView
18 14 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 13 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
19 13 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1313 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 844 (36.90%) VMware
3 605 (26.45%) Citrix
4 424 (18.54%) Cisco
5 367 (16.05%) HP
6 180 (7.87%) Symantec
7 137 (5.99%) Lotus
8 127 (5.55%) NetApp
9 108 (4.72%) Dell
10 92 (4.02%) McAfee
11 86 (3.76%) Oracle
12 83 (3.63%) EMC
13 70 (3.06%) Apple
14 59 (2.58%) CheckPoint
15 57 (2.49%) IBM
16 53 (2.32%) Avaya
17 50 (2.19%) Novell
18 49 (2.14%) Clearswift
19 47 (2.06%) RightFax
20 38 (1.66%) Sophos
London
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £75 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago