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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 97 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 995 1127 1136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.01% 2.35% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.02% 13.53% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 576 533
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
- -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 153 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
9026 8329 7456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.36% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5697 5208 4261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 295 420
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.78 £42.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +8 447 £305 -4.68% 135
South East -31 206 £333 +10.83% 83
South West +17 72 £225 -26.82% 56
Yorkshire +1 72 £294 -2.08% 27
East of England -37 68 £257 +18.16% 26
North West -37 52 £215 -14.93% 46
West Midlands -5 46 £275 -12.69% 39
East Midlands -9 27 £281 +35.42% 17
North East -7 5 £194 +29.16% 9
MS Exchange
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MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1563 (79.46%) Windows
2 1382 (70.26%) Active Directory
3 1101 (55.97%) Microsoft
4 887 (45.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 818 (41.59%) VMware
6 758 (38.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 535 (27.20%) Citrix
8 515 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 483 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 467 (23.74%) Windows 7
11 417 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 394 (20.03%) MS Office
13 378 (19.22%) ITIL
14 365 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 357 (18.15%) DNS
16 346 (17.59%) MS Excel
17 326 (16.57%) SQL Server
18 322 (16.37%) Cisco
19 307 (15.61%) SAN
20 297 (15.10%) Migration
21 292 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2013
22 291 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2003
23 283 (14.39%) Firewall
24 273 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 264 (13.42%) Lync
26 261 (13.27%) Windows XP
27 250 (12.71%) DHCP
28 245 (12.46%) SQL
29 240 (12.20%) SCCM
30 239 (12.15%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 887 (45.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 365 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 292 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 291 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 264 (13.42%) Lync
6 239 (12.15%) SharePoint
7 130 (6.61%) IIS
7 130 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (2.95%) IBM Notes
9 48 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
10 30 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
12 19 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.66%) Apache
14 12 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
15 11 (0.56%) GroupWise
16 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 394 (20.03%) MS Office
2 346 (17.59%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
5 13 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.46%) MS Project
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.051%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.051%) Quicktime
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.31%) Maximo
3 5 (0.25%) assyst
4 4 (0.20%) RMDS
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.051%) TeleForm
7 1 (0.051%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.051%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.051%) Line 500
7 1 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 230 (11.69%) Office 365
2 54 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.07%) Mimecast
4 18 (0.92%) IaaS
5 13 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.41%) PaaS
6 8 (0.41%) Yammer
7 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.15%) SaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Symantec.cloud
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 357 (18.15%) DNS
2 307 (15.61%) SAN
3 283 (14.39%) Firewall
4 250 (12.71%) DHCP
5 228 (11.59%) LAN
6 204 (10.37%) WAN
7 193 (9.81%) TCP/IP
8 135 (6.86%) VPN
9 87 (4.42%) VLAN
10 83 (4.22%) VoIP
11 74 (3.76%) NAS
12 68 (3.46%) Wireless
13 66 (3.36%) Internet
14 44 (2.24%) LDAP
15 43 (2.19%) MPLS
16 41 (2.08%) SMTP
17 39 (1.98%) iSCSI
18 30 (1.53%) Unified Communications
19 29 (1.47%) IP Telephony
20 27 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.56%) MySQL
7 8 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.20%) EDMS
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.20%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.10%) IDOL
12 1 (0.051%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.051%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.051%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.15%) MSI
1 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.15%) JIRA
1 3 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.10%) Ant
2 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.051%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.051%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.051%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.051%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.051%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.051%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.051%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.051%) TeamCity
General
1 197 (10.02%) Finance
2 53 (2.69%) Banking
3 34 (1.73%) Retail
4 33 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.47%) Legal
6 24 (1.22%) Advertising
7 23 (1.17%) Law
8 20 (1.02%) Back Office
9 13 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.66%) Publishing
10 11 (0.56%) Local Government
11 9 (0.46%) Marketing
12 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.31%) Military
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
16 4 (0.20%) German Language
16 4 (0.20%) Electronics
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 365 (18.56%) Analyst
2 303 (15.40%) Support Engineer
3 269 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 184 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 171 (8.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 152 (7.73%) Support Analyst
7 110 (5.59%) Server Engineer
8 98 (4.98%) Desktop Support
9 96 (4.88%) Architect
9 96 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 92 (4.68%) IT Support
11 91 (4.63%) Consultant
12 90 (4.58%) Service Analyst
13 85 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
14 84 (4.27%) Administrator
15 77 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 71 (3.61%) 1st Line Support
17 68 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 64 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
19 54 (2.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.83%) .NET
2 17 (0.86%) Application Packaging
3 12 (0.61%) HTML
4 11 (0.56%) Web Services
4 11 (0.56%) XML
5 9 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.41%) Middleware
6 8 (0.41%) MAPI
7 6 (0.31%) REST
8 5 (0.25%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.20%) XMPP
9 4 (0.20%) SailPoint
9 4 (0.20%) libvirt
9 4 (0.20%) CSS
9 4 (0.20%) JSP
10 3 (0.15%) J2EE
10 3 (0.15%) Flash
10 3 (0.15%) SAML
10 3 (0.15%) JSON
11 2 (0.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.25%) Blackberry
2 109 (5.54%) Clustering
3 99 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 69 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (1.98%) iPhone
6 38 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.88%) PKI
8 33 (1.68%) NHS
9 32 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (1.58%) Fat Client
10 31 (1.58%) Thin Client
11 27 (1.37%) Replication
11 27 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.07%) iPad
13 15 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.76%) PDA
14 12 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.46%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1563 (79.46%) Windows
2 758 (38.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 515 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 483 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 467 (23.74%) Windows 7
6 261 (13.27%) Windows XP
7 135 (6.86%) Linux
8 133 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 77 (3.91%) UNIX
10 51 (2.59%) Android
11 33 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 29 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.86%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.81%) Solaris
17 12 (0.61%) Debian
18 9 (0.46%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (19.22%) ITIL
2 297 (15.10%) Migration
3 94 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 87 (4.42%) Change Management
5 83 (4.22%) Service Management
6 79 (4.02%) Project Management
7 62 (3.15%) Incident Management
8 53 (2.69%) Problem Management
9 52 (2.64%) Service Delivery
10 36 (1.83%) CRM
11 35 (1.78%) PRINCE2
11 35 (1.78%) ITSM
11 35 (1.78%) Change Control
12 34 (1.73%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (1.73%) Business Continuity
13 30 (1.53%) Configuration Management
13 30 (1.53%) Mentoring
14 28 (1.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (1.42%) Performance Monitoring
15 27 (1.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (12.46%) SQL
2 172 (8.74%) PowerShell
3 33 (1.68%) VBScript
4 22 (1.12%) VB
5 14 (0.71%) Perl
5 14 (0.71%) Java
6 13 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.56%) C
8 10 (0.51%) Python
9 8 (0.41%) C#
9 8 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.20%) Ruby
10 4 (0.20%) VBA
11 3 (0.15%) PHP
11 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.051%) X++
12 1 (0.051%) R
Qualifications
1 273 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 209 (10.63%) MCSE
3 207 (10.52%) Security Cleared
4 157 (7.98%) SC Cleared
5 89 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (4.17%) MCITP
7 77 (3.91%) MCP
8 76 (3.86%) CCNA
9 75 (3.81%) Degree
10 66 (3.36%) MCSA
11 63 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 48 (2.44%) MCTS
13 33 (1.68%) DV Cleared
14 29 (1.47%) CCNP
15 23 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (0.76%) CCA
16 15 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.51%) HNC
19 8 (0.41%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.20%) SLA
2 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.051%) COBIT
System Software
1 1382 (70.26%) Active Directory
2 417 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (12.10%) Hyper-V
4 174 (8.85%) XenApp
5 166 (8.44%) vSphere
6 102 (5.19%) VMware ESX
7 88 (4.47%) XenDesktop
8 50 (2.54%) Terminal Services
9 38 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 29 (1.47%) Xen
12 28 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 24 (1.22%) XenServer
14 18 (0.92%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.92%) NFS
15 17 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
16 15 (0.76%) UAG
17 13 (0.66%) DFS Replication
17 13 (0.66%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 240 (12.20%) SCCM
2 79 (4.02%) SCOM
3 54 (2.75%) WSUS
4 46 (2.34%) Backup Exec
5 34 (1.73%) ARCserve
6 29 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 25 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 22 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 20 (1.02%) AirWatch
10 18 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
11 15 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (0.61%) vMotion
13 9 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (0.41%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
16 6 (0.31%) HP SIM
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1101 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 818 (41.59%) VMware
3 535 (27.20%) Citrix
4 322 (16.37%) Cisco
5 208 (10.57%) HP
6 127 (6.46%) NetApp
7 86 (4.37%) Symantec
8 74 (3.76%) Oracle
9 71 (3.61%) Dell
9 71 (3.61%) Lotus
10 69 (3.51%) EMC
11 52 (2.64%) McAfee
12 42 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 42 (2.14%) Apple
13 39 (1.98%) Juniper
14 34 (1.73%) Avaya
15 32 (1.63%) Red Hat
16 30 (1.53%) Sophos
17 29 (1.47%) IBM
17 29 (1.47%) F5
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