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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 51 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.87% 3.58% 4.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 24.27% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 11
Average daily rate
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£190 £180 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £126 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £413 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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
93 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.22% 14.76% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 30
Average daily rate £383 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £10.93 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.88 £31.78 £26.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 1 £275 -22.53% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £105 -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Dunmow - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Loughton - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (41.94%) HP
7 12 (38.71%) Citrix
8 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (35.48%) Lync
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco
10 9 (29.03%) SAN
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) Clustering
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (22.58%) 3PAR
12 7 (22.58%) XenApp
12 7 (22.58%) XenDesktop
12 7 (22.58%) Linux
12 7 (22.58%) MS Office
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
13 6 (19.35%) NetApp
13 6 (19.35%) Wireless
13 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (16.13%) Brocade
15 4 (12.90%) Red Hat

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (35.48%) Lync
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Wireless
2 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) IT Support
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) VMS
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCSA
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
2 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) 3PAR
7 6 (19.35%) NetApp
8 5 (16.13%) Brocade
9 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.45%) Symantec
10 2 (6.45%) McAfee
10 2 (6.45%) Sophos
10 2 (6.45%) Clearswift
10 2 (6.45%) Proofpoint
11 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds