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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1210 1161 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.39% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.06% 13.81% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 603 642
Average daily rate
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£300 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 168 194
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -0.48%
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
9268 8406 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.27% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5016 5417
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 £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 355 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 +11 484 £320 -3.03% 127
South East +10 303 £305 -6.02% 102
East of England -23 93 £250 +13.63% 33
North West -3 81 £270 +12.50% 41
West Midlands -7 74 £269 -10.41% 31
South West -14 66 £315 +6.77% 53
Yorkshire +19 60 £309 +37.22% 44
East Midlands -6 41 £350 +55.55% 17
North East -18 6 £240 -10.28%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 1826 (78.74%) Windows
2 1566 (67.53%) Active Directory
3 1309 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 1069 (46.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 976 (42.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 872 (37.60%) VMware
7 650 (28.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 631 (27.21%) Windows 7
9 621 (26.78%) Citrix
10 544 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 509 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 509 (21.95%) MS Office
12 477 (20.57%) MS Excel
13 452 (19.49%) ITIL
14 437 (18.84%) Windows XP
15 428 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 416 (17.94%) Cisco
17 415 (17.90%) DNS
18 375 (16.17%) Blackberry
19 371 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 356 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
21 348 (15.01%) Firewall
22 343 (14.79%) SAN
23 330 (14.23%) DHCP
24 321 (13.84%) HP
25 313 (13.50%) Migration
26 306 (13.20%) SharePoint
27 301 (12.98%) Security Cleared
28 286 (12.33%) SQL Server
29 282 (12.16%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 1069 (46.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 544 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 509 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 306 (13.20%) SharePoint
5 260 (11.21%) Lync
6 245 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 216 (9.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 134 (5.78%) IIS
9 73 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 46 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 44 (1.90%) IBM Notes
12 35 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
14 17 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 10 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
19 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
20 6 (0.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 509 (21.95%) MS Office
2 477 (20.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.65%) MS Project
4 8 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (0.65%) assyst
2 11 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.086%) Magento
8 2 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.086%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.043%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.043%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.043%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.043%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 174 (7.50%) Office 365
2 41 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.69%) IaaS
5 11 (0.47%) SaaS
6 5 (0.22%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 415 (17.90%) DNS
2 348 (15.01%) Firewall
3 343 (14.79%) SAN
4 330 (14.23%) DHCP
5 253 (10.91%) LAN
6 243 (10.48%) TCP/IP
7 228 (9.83%) WAN
8 163 (7.03%) VPN
9 103 (4.44%) Wireless
10 100 (4.31%) VoIP
11 86 (3.71%) Internet
12 74 (3.19%) NAS
13 72 (3.10%) SMTP
14 67 (2.89%) VLAN
15 58 (2.50%) MPLS
16 44 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (1.68%) IP Telephony
18 31 (1.34%) Unified Communications
19 30 (1.29%) X.400
20 28 (1.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 18 (0.78%) MySQL
7 16 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.26%) Cognos Impromptu
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.22%) EDMS
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.086%) DataStage
15 2 (0.086%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.086%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (0.39%) MSI
2 7 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.26%) Subversion
4 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.043%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.043%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.043%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.043%) JIRA
7 1 (0.043%) JMeter
7 1 (0.043%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.043%) AdminStudio
General
1 244 (10.52%) Finance
2 67 (2.89%) Banking
3 58 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.90%) Law
5 40 (1.72%) Legal
6 38 (1.64%) Advertising
7 33 (1.42%) Retail
8 25 (1.08%) Marketing
9 22 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.91%) Back Office
11 19 (0.82%) French Language
12 17 (0.73%) Military
13 16 (0.69%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.60%) Publishing
14 14 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
15 12 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.52%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.39%) Games
17 7 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 459 (19.79%) Analyst
2 351 (15.14%) Support Engineer
3 241 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 217 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 194 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 192 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 171 (7.37%) Consultant
8 137 (5.91%) Desktop Support
9 112 (4.83%) Architect
10 111 (4.79%) Administrator
11 107 (4.61%) Service Analyst
12 104 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
13 101 (4.36%) IT Support
14 96 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 82 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 80 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
17 79 (3.41%) Server Engineer
18 78 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
19 72 (3.10%) Technical Support
20 71 (3.06%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.77%) .NET
2 29 (1.25%) HTML
3 22 (0.95%) CSS
4 20 (0.86%) HTML5
5 19 (0.82%) CSS3
5 19 (0.82%) OpenID
5 19 (0.82%) OAuth
5 19 (0.82%) jQuery
6 15 (0.65%) Middleware
7 9 (0.39%) Application Packaging
7 9 (0.39%) XML
8 8 (0.34%) Web Services
8 8 (0.34%) XMPP
9 7 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (0.30%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.30%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.26%) JSP
11 5 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 375 (16.17%) Blackberry
2 102 (4.40%) Clustering
3 55 (2.37%) Fat Client
3 55 (2.37%) Thin Client
4 53 (2.29%) iPhone
5 48 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.98%) Replication
7 41 (1.77%) iPad
8 31 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (1.34%) PKI
9 24 (1.03%) PDA
10 23 (0.99%) NHS
11 22 (0.95%) Open Source
12 21 (0.91%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.69%) EqualLogic
14 14 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.56%) Statistics
16 10 (0.43%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.43%) FMCG
16 10 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1826 (78.74%) Windows
2 976 (42.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 650 (28.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 631 (27.21%) Windows 7
5 437 (18.84%) Windows XP
6 371 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 160 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 101 (4.36%) Linux
9 80 (3.45%) UNIX
10 53 (2.29%) Windows Vista
11 42 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 41 (1.77%) Windows 2000
13 39 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.34%) Android
15 25 (1.08%) Solaris
16 24 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 14 (0.60%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (19.49%) ITIL
2 313 (13.50%) Migration
3 87 (3.75%) Service Management
4 84 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 81 (3.49%) Project Management
6 61 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 56 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 54 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 53 (2.29%) Change Management
10 46 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
11 40 (1.72%) Asset Management
12 38 (1.64%) Incident Management
12 38 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 37 (1.60%) Change Control
14 35 (1.51%) Configuration Management
15 32 (1.38%) Data Protection
16 30 (1.29%) Mobile Device Management
17 29 (1.25%) Business Continuity
18 28 (1.21%) TOGAF
19 27 (1.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 267 (11.51%) SQL
2 190 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 43 (1.85%) VBScript
4 38 (1.64%) Perl
5 31 (1.34%) C
5 31 (1.34%) VB
6 26 (1.12%) PHP
7 19 (0.82%) Tcl
8 18 (0.78%) C#
9 15 (0.65%) Java
10 14 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.34%) Python
12 5 (0.22%) VBA
12 5 (0.22%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.13%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.086%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.086%) ABAP
15 2 (0.086%) Delphi
15 2 (0.086%) R
Qualifications
1 356 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 301 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 253 (10.91%) MCSE
4 196 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 118 (5.09%) MCP
6 107 (4.61%) MCITP
7 85 (3.67%) DV Cleared
8 84 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 71 (3.06%) CCNA
11 70 (3.02%) Degree
12 67 (2.89%) MCSA
13 35 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (1.38%) CCA
15 31 (1.34%) MCTS
16 29 (1.25%) CCNP
17 23 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.82%) MCDST
19 17 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 12 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.52%) SLA
2 14 (0.60%) QA
3 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) BS7799
6 2 (0.086%) COBIT
7 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1566 (67.53%) Active Directory
2 428 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (11.13%) XenApp
4 240 (10.35%) Hyper-V
5 171 (7.37%) vSphere
6 117 (5.05%) VMware ESX
7 75 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 65 (2.80%) Terminal Services
9 60 (2.59%) XenServer
10 50 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (1.85%) Xen
12 38 (1.64%) ISA Server
13 37 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 32 (1.38%) UAG
15 31 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (1.08%) VMware Server
17 21 (0.91%) DFS Replication
18 20 (0.86%) NLBS
19 19 (0.82%) Terminal Server
20 16 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 282 (12.16%) SCCM
2 139 (5.99%) Backup Exec
3 118 (5.09%) SCOM
4 55 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 46 (1.98%) WSUS
6 43 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
7 36 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (1.47%) ARCserve
9 20 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 19 (0.82%) OpenSSO
11 17 (0.73%) HP SIM
11 17 (0.73%) OVSD
12 15 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 14 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
13 14 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
14 13 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 12 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
15 12 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1309 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 872 (37.60%) VMware
3 621 (26.78%) Citrix
4 416 (17.94%) Cisco
5 321 (13.84%) HP
6 183 (7.89%) Symantec
7 118 (5.09%) NetApp
8 106 (4.57%) Dell
9 95 (4.10%) Oracle
10 71 (3.06%) McAfee
10 71 (3.06%) Apple
11 67 (2.89%) CheckPoint
11 67 (2.89%) EMC
12 57 (2.46%) IBM
13 55 (2.37%) Avaya
14 49 (2.11%) Lotus
15 47 (2.03%) Sophos
16 45 (1.94%) Juniper
17 43 (1.85%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.85%) F5
Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Dover, Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago