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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 109 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1033 1176 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.94% 2.34% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.09% 12.68% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 616 592
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 162 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -31 395 £325 - 134
South East -5 289 £350 +16.50% 87
North West -26 80 £278 +0.90% 42
East of England -10 76 £275 +0.91% 26
South West -17 60 £225 -28.57% 61
Yorkshire -29 59 £240 -23.20% 33
West Midlands -16 47 £313 +19.04% 18
East Midlands -29 17 £263 -22.22% 14
North East -26 5 £155 -35.41% 2
Midlands +4 2 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1584 (78.42%) Windows
2 1402 (69.41%) Active Directory
3 1162 (57.52%) Microsoft
4 954 (47.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 845 (41.83%) VMware
6 798 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 554 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 532 (26.34%) Citrix
9 495 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 452 (22.38%) Windows 7
11 428 (21.19%) ITIL
12 404 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 401 (19.85%) MS Office
14 395 (19.55%) MS Excel
15 381 (18.86%) DNS
16 361 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2007
17 338 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2013
18 327 (16.19%) Cisco
19 319 (15.79%) Office 365
20 316 (15.64%) Migration
21 313 (15.50%) SQL Server
22 311 (15.40%) SAN
23 298 (14.75%) DHCP
24 291 (14.41%) Lync
25 287 (14.21%) Firewall
26 280 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
27 256 (12.67%) LAN
28 249 (12.33%) WAN
28 249 (12.33%) SharePoint
29 248 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 954 (47.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 361 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 338 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 291 (14.41%) Lync
5 249 (12.33%) SharePoint
6 248 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 148 (7.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 140 (6.93%) IIS
9 49 (2.43%) IBM Notes
10 34 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 32 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
14 14 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.30%) Apache
17 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
18 4 (0.20%) GroupWise
18 4 (0.20%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 401 (19.85%) MS Office
2 395 (19.55%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.74%) MS Project
5 14 (0.69%) PaintShop Pro
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) Maximo
3 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.20%) RMDS
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.099%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.099%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.099%) Line 500
6 2 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.050%) TeleForm
7 1 (0.050%) Eikon
7 1 (0.050%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 319 (15.79%) Office 365
2 90 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.19%) IaaS
4 23 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.99%) PaaS
6 15 (0.74%) SaaS
7 13 (0.64%) Yammer
8 10 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
11 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 381 (18.86%) DNS
2 311 (15.40%) SAN
3 298 (14.75%) DHCP
4 287 (14.21%) Firewall
5 256 (12.67%) LAN
6 249 (12.33%) WAN
7 204 (10.10%) TCP/IP
8 113 (5.59%) VPN
9 104 (5.15%) VLAN
10 87 (4.31%) NAS
11 78 (3.86%) Internet
12 68 (3.37%) Wireless
13 63 (3.12%) MPLS
14 51 (2.52%) VoIP
15 42 (2.08%) LDAP
16 39 (1.93%) BIG-IP
17 35 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (1.44%) Unified Communications
18 29 (1.44%) DSL
19 28 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.40%) DB2
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.20%) MySQL
8 4 (0.20%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.099%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (0.099%) EDMS
10 2 (0.099%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.099%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.050%) MS Access
11 1 (0.050%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.050%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.40%) MSI
2 5 (0.25%) Ant
2 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.099%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.099%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.050%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.050%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.050%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.050%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.050%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.050%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 190 (9.41%) Finance
2 50 (2.48%) Banking
3 38 (1.88%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.49%) Law
5 27 (1.34%) Retail
6 26 (1.29%) Legal
7 24 (1.19%) Advertising
8 19 (0.94%) Back Office
9 16 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.69%) Marketing
11 11 (0.54%) Local Government
11 11 (0.54%) Publishing
11 11 (0.54%) Military
12 9 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.40%) French Language
14 7 (0.35%) German Language
15 5 (0.25%) Electronics
15 5 (0.25%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 383 (18.96%) Analyst
2 292 (14.46%) Support Engineer
3 280 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 219 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 181 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 176 (8.71%) Support Analyst
7 114 (5.64%) Architect
7 114 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 101 (5.00%) Desktop Support
9 83 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 82 (4.06%) Administrator
11 81 (4.01%) Server Engineer
12 75 (3.71%) Service Analyst
13 72 (3.56%) Consultant
13 72 (3.56%) Service Desk Analyst
13 72 (3.56%) IT Support
14 71 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 71 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 70 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
16 67 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (0.89%) .NET
2 11 (0.54%) XML
3 10 (0.50%) Web Services
4 9 (0.45%) Middleware
5 8 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.35%) HTML
7 6 (0.30%) REST
8 5 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.25%) MAPI
9 4 (0.20%) XMPP
10 3 (0.15%) SAML
10 3 (0.15%) COM
10 3 (0.15%) J2EE
10 3 (0.15%) ODBC
10 3 (0.15%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.15%) JSON
11 2 (0.099%) Flash
11 2 (0.099%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.050%) LAMP
12 1 (0.050%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 206 (10.20%) Blackberry
2 91 (4.50%) Clustering
3 86 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 65 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.88%) Replication
7 37 (1.83%) PKI
8 35 (1.73%) iPhone
9 34 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 27 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 27 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 20 (0.99%) HP Storage
12 17 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 17 (0.84%) NHS
13 16 (0.79%) iPad
14 14 (0.69%) AS400
15 13 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.59%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1584 (78.42%) Windows
2 798 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 554 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 495 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 452 (22.38%) Windows 7
6 210 (10.40%) Windows XP
7 146 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 128 (6.34%) Linux
9 69 (3.42%) UNIX
10 60 (2.97%) Android
11 29 (1.44%) Windows Vista
12 25 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.09%) Windows 2000
15 21 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.69%) Solaris
17 13 (0.64%) AIX
17 13 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
18 11 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (21.19%) ITIL
2 316 (15.64%) Migration
3 100 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 97 (4.80%) Service Management
5 86 (4.26%) Change Management
6 78 (3.86%) Project Management
7 77 (3.81%) Service Delivery
8 69 (3.42%) Problem Management
9 56 (2.77%) Incident Management
10 46 (2.28%) Change Control
11 45 (2.23%) ITSM
11 45 (2.23%) Business Continuity
12 41 (2.03%) Performance Management
13 40 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
13 40 (1.98%) Information Security
14 34 (1.68%) Kalman Filter
15 32 (1.58%) Mentoring
15 32 (1.58%) PRINCE2
16 31 (1.53%) BCP
16 31 (1.53%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 241 (11.93%) SQL
2 218 (10.79%) PowerShell
3 27 (1.34%) VBScript
4 22 (1.09%) VB
5 15 (0.74%) C
6 13 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 13 (0.64%) Perl
7 11 (0.54%) Java
8 8 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.30%) Python
10 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.20%) VBA
10 4 (0.20%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.20%) C#
11 3 (0.15%) PHP
12 1 (0.050%) X++
12 1 (0.050%) R
Qualifications
1 280 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 205 (10.15%) MCSE
3 172 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 131 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 82 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 67 (3.32%) Degree
8 66 (3.27%) MCSA
9 63 (3.12%) CCNA
10 61 (3.02%) MCITP
11 59 (2.92%) MCP
12 34 (1.68%) DV Cleared
13 30 (1.49%) MCTS
14 20 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.94%) CCNP
15 19 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.69%) MCDST
17 13 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
18 8 (0.40%) CISSP
19 6 (0.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (6.09%) SLA
2 15 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) QA
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1402 (69.41%) Active Directory
2 404 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 215 (10.64%) XenApp
5 187 (9.26%) vSphere
6 105 (5.20%) VMware ESX
7 92 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 74 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
9 44 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 41 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (1.68%) XenServer
12 28 (1.39%) NLBS
13 25 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (1.09%) ISA Server
15 21 (1.04%) Xen
16 20 (0.99%) vCloud
17 19 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 17 (0.84%) VMware Server
19 14 (0.69%) DFS Replication
20 11 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 245 (12.13%) SCCM
2 112 (5.54%) SCOM
3 61 (3.02%) WSUS
4 52 (2.57%) Backup Exec
5 46 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 44 (2.18%) NetBackup
7 30 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 28 (1.39%) ARCserve
9 24 (1.19%) vMotion
10 23 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
11 19 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
11 19 (0.94%) AirWatch
12 17 (0.84%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 10 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
17 8 (0.40%) SnapVault
18 7 (0.35%) SCDPM
18 7 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1162 (57.52%) Microsoft
2 845 (41.83%) VMware
3 532 (26.34%) Citrix
4 327 (16.19%) Cisco
5 225 (11.14%) HP
6 118 (5.84%) Symantec
7 108 (5.35%) NetApp
8 90 (4.46%) Dell
9 84 (4.16%) CheckPoint
10 75 (3.71%) Oracle
11 71 (3.51%) EMC
12 59 (2.92%) Lotus
13 39 (1.93%) McAfee
14 37 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 35 (1.73%) IBM
16 34 (1.68%) Intel
16 34 (1.68%) Veeam
17 33 (1.63%) SolarWinds
17 33 (1.63%) Juniper
17 33 (1.63%) Apple
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