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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 44 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.16% 4.79% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.49% 23.60% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 11
Average daily rate £187 £260 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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
71 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.92% 20.32% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 49
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £81.00 £16.94 £10.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+378.29% +55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.87 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £24.13 £62.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basildon -1 1 - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) DHCP
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) High Availability
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.79%) SCOM
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) Lotus
9 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
9 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
9 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus Notes Support
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) High Availability
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Lotus
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) SAP