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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1187 1168 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.32% 2.39% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.82% 13.69% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 605 656
Average daily rate
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£300 £319 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 174 190
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +13.63%
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 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +6.45%
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
9256 8531 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.11% 17.46% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5606 5067 5451
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 £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 364 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 468 £320 -5.18% 133
South East +16 299 £300 -7.69% 106
East of England -21 95 £270 +20.00% 31
South West -11 72 £320 +6.66% 63
North West -12 70 £290 +20.83% 42
West Midlands -5 69 £263 -12.50% 18
Yorkshire +22 63 £305 +41.86% 41
East Midlands +1 43 £325 +36.84% 19
North East -15 9 £205 -23.36% 4
Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1843 (78.73%) Windows
2 1590 (67.92%) Active Directory
3 1332 (56.90%) Microsoft
4 1077 (46.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 968 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 886 (37.85%) VMware
7 661 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 627 (26.78%) Windows 7
9 621 (26.53%) Citrix
10 553 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 517 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 509 (21.74%) MS Office
13 477 (20.38%) MS Excel
14 458 (19.56%) ITIL
15 434 (18.54%) Windows XP
16 431 (18.41%) DNS
16 431 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 421 (17.98%) Cisco
18 380 (16.23%) Blackberry
19 379 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
20 365 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
21 353 (15.08%) SAN
22 347 (14.82%) DHCP
22 347 (14.82%) Firewall
23 325 (13.88%) HP
24 312 (13.33%) Migration
25 309 (13.20%) SharePoint
26 306 (13.07%) Security Cleared
27 282 (12.05%) SQL Server
28 281 (12.00%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1077 (46.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 553 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 517 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 309 (13.20%) SharePoint
5 257 (10.98%) Lync
6 253 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 217 (9.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 131 (5.60%) IIS
9 74 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 45 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 42 (1.79%) IBM Notes
12 39 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
14 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 11 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.34%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 509 (21.74%) MS Office
2 477 (20.38%) MS Excel
3 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (0.60%) MS Project
4 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.73%) assyst
2 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.34%) 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 (0.085%) Magento
8 2 (0.085%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.043%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.043%) Khalix
9 1 (0.043%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.043%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 174 (7.43%) Office 365
2 42 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.68%) IaaS
5 12 (0.51%) SaaS
6 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 431 (18.41%) DNS
2 353 (15.08%) SAN
3 347 (14.82%) DHCP
3 347 (14.82%) Firewall
4 255 (10.89%) LAN
5 243 (10.38%) TCP/IP
6 228 (9.74%) WAN
7 159 (6.79%) VPN
8 104 (4.44%) VoIP
9 102 (4.36%) Wireless
10 90 (3.84%) Internet
11 73 (3.12%) NAS
12 69 (2.95%) VLAN
12 69 (2.95%) SMTP
13 57 (2.43%) MPLS
14 46 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (1.67%) IP Telephony
16 31 (1.32%) X.400
16 31 (1.32%) Unified Communications
17 30 (1.28%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (0.68%) MySQL
7 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.21%) EDMS
9 5 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.085%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.085%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (0.38%) MSI
2 7 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.26%) Subversion
4 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.043%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.043%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.043%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.043%) JIRA
6 1 (0.043%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.043%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.043%) JMeter
General
1 250 (10.68%) Finance
2 73 (3.12%) Banking
3 60 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 43 (1.84%) Law
5 41 (1.75%) Legal
6 39 (1.67%) Advertising
7 36 (1.54%) Retail
8 25 (1.07%) Marketing
9 21 (0.90%) Back Office
10 20 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.81%) French Language
12 17 (0.73%) Military
12 17 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.68%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
14 14 (0.60%) Publishing
15 12 (0.51%) Dutch Language
16 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.38%) Games
18 7 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 476 (20.33%) Analyst
2 354 (15.12%) Support Engineer
3 247 (10.55%) Support Analyst
4 221 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 197 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 188 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 163 (6.96%) Consultant
8 144 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 119 (5.08%) Service Analyst
10 117 (5.00%) Architect
11 116 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
12 115 (4.91%) Administrator
13 104 (4.44%) IT Support
14 95 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 87 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 87 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
16 83 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
17 80 (3.42%) Server Engineer
18 77 (3.29%) Technical Support
19 74 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.54%) .NET
2 24 (1.03%) HTML
3 22 (0.94%) CSS
4 20 (0.85%) HTML5
5 19 (0.81%) OpenID
5 19 (0.81%) jQuery
5 19 (0.81%) OAuth
5 19 (0.81%) CSS3
6 17 (0.73%) Middleware
7 10 (0.43%) Application Packaging
8 8 (0.34%) Web Services
9 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.30%) MSMQ
9 7 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (0.26%) XMPP
10 6 (0.26%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.26%) JSP
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 380 (16.23%) Blackberry
2 107 (4.57%) Clustering
3 54 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 50 (2.14%) Replication
4 50 (2.14%) Thin Client
4 50 (2.14%) Fat Client
4 50 (2.14%) iPhone
5 39 (1.67%) iPad
6 30 (1.28%) PKI
7 29 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (1.07%) PDA
9 23 (0.98%) NHS
10 22 (0.94%) Open Source
11 21 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 16 (0.68%) EqualLogic
13 13 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (0.51%) Statistics
14 12 (0.51%) CMDB
15 11 (0.47%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1843 (78.73%) Windows
2 968 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 661 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 627 (26.78%) Windows 7
5 434 (18.54%) Windows XP
6 379 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 163 (6.96%) Windows 8
8 114 (4.87%) Linux
9 78 (3.33%) UNIX
10 57 (2.43%) Windows Vista
11 46 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 41 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 33 (1.41%) Android
15 26 (1.11%) Solaris
16 23 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 14 (0.60%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.43%) CentOS
19 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (19.56%) ITIL
2 312 (13.33%) Migration
3 88 (3.76%) Service Management
4 83 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 81 (3.46%) Project Management
6 61 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 60 (2.56%) Change Management
8 56 (2.39%) Problem Management
9 52 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 50 (2.14%) Capacity Planning
11 40 (1.71%) Asset Management
11 40 (1.71%) Incident Management
12 38 (1.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 37 (1.58%) Change Control
13 37 (1.58%) Configuration Management
14 30 (1.28%) Data Protection
15 28 (1.20%) Business Continuity
15 28 (1.20%) TOGAF
16 27 (1.15%) ITSM
16 27 (1.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (11.19%) SQL
2 188 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 43 (1.84%) VBScript
4 39 (1.67%) Perl
5 31 (1.32%) VB
6 30 (1.28%) C
7 26 (1.11%) PHP
8 19 (0.81%) C#
8 19 (0.81%) Tcl
9 15 (0.64%) Java
10 13 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.38%) Python
12 6 (0.26%) VBA
12 6 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.13%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.085%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.085%) ABAP
15 2 (0.085%) Delphi
15 2 (0.085%) R
Qualifications
1 365 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 306 (13.07%) Security Cleared
3 258 (11.02%) MCSE
4 197 (8.42%) SC Cleared
5 124 (5.30%) MCP
6 104 (4.44%) MCITP
7 87 (3.72%) DV Cleared
8 86 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (3.12%) CCNA
9 73 (3.12%) Degree
10 71 (3.03%) MCSA
11 70 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
13 31 (1.32%) MCTS
14 30 (1.28%) CCA
15 29 (1.24%) CCNP
16 24 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.85%) MCDST
17 20 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 11 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.55%) SLA
2 14 (0.60%) QA
3 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) BS7799
7 2 (0.085%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1590 (67.92%) Active Directory
2 431 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (10.94%) XenApp
4 234 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 171 (7.30%) vSphere
6 120 (5.13%) VMware ESX
7 75 (3.20%) XenDesktop
8 66 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 62 (2.65%) XenServer
10 49 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
11 41 (1.75%) Xen
12 38 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 37 (1.58%) ISA Server
14 33 (1.41%) UAG
15 29 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (1.07%) VMware Server
17 22 (0.94%) DFS Replication
18 19 (0.81%) Terminal Server
18 19 (0.81%) NLBS
19 16 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 281 (12.00%) SCCM
2 144 (6.15%) Backup Exec
3 116 (4.96%) SCOM
4 59 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 48 (2.05%) WSUS
6 44 (1.88%) NetBackup
7 40 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (1.45%) ARCserve
8 34 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
9 22 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 19 (0.81%) OpenSSO
10 19 (0.81%) HP SIM
11 18 (0.77%) Nagios
12 17 (0.73%) OVSD
13 15 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
14 14 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
15 13 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
16 12 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1332 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 886 (37.85%) VMware
3 621 (26.53%) Citrix
4 421 (17.98%) Cisco
5 325 (13.88%) HP
6 191 (8.16%) Symantec
7 118 (5.04%) NetApp
8 106 (4.53%) Dell
9 97 (4.14%) Oracle
10 75 (3.20%) EMC
11 69 (2.95%) McAfee
12 68 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 66 (2.82%) Apple
14 56 (2.39%) Avaya
15 55 (2.35%) IBM
16 54 (2.31%) SolarWinds
17 47 (2.01%) F5
17 47 (2.01%) Juniper
17 47 (2.01%) Lotus
17 47 (2.01%) Sophos
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Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £380 - £430 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £400 per day
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Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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