The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 42 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 6.42% 9.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.41% 29.52% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 10
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£375 £450 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +168.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £187 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
MS Exchange
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 105 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.91% 21.74% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 62 46
Average daily rate £350 £438 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 17
Average hourly rate £37.45 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Essex region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Essex region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Colchester -1 4 £413 +65.00% 1
Harlow - 3 £262 -
Brentwood +1 2 - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) NetApp
9 4 (15.38%) SAN
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Clearswift
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) McAfee
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) IIS
9 4 (15.38%) LDAP
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (15.38%) PKI
9 4 (15.38%) SCCM
9 4 (15.38%) SCOM
9 4 (15.38%) Data Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.54%) SMTP
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) BGP
4 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.85%) MGCP
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) ISDN
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Data Management
1 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MOS
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 4 (15.38%) McAfee
6 4 (15.38%) Clearswift
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.85%) Altiris
8 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper