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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 25 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.95% 7.51% 6.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.12% 37.76% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 20
Average daily rate
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£235 £180 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £134 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
113 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.38% 19.88% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 33
Average daily rate £425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -42.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £20.35 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 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
Colchester 0 9 £348 - 3
Brentwood -1 6 £175 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Harlow +7 2 £220 -61.73%
Loughton - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Basildon - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 47 (71.21%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (40.91%) Citrix
4 27 (40.91%) ITIL
5 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
6 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (25.76%) XenApp
9 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.73%) NetApp
10 14 (21.21%) MS Office
10 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 13 (19.70%) ITSM
11 13 (19.70%) VMware
11 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (16.67%) DNS
13 11 (16.67%) DHCP
13 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 11 (16.67%) Finance
13 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (15.15%) HP
15 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
15 9 (13.64%) Backup Exec
15 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
15 9 (13.64%) assyst
15 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 30 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.03%) Documentum
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.52%) CICS
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) DHCP
3 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 8 (12.12%) VoIP
4 5 (7.58%) Broadband
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) SAN
7 2 (3.03%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) FirePass
7 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) LAN
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) Ingres
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) IDMS
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Law
3 5 (7.58%) Publishing
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Problem Manager
4 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.55%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (71.21%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
5 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 2 (3.03%) Linux
9 1 (1.52%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) ITSM
3 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.58%) Migration
6 4 (6.06%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Process Management
7 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
1 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.06%) VBA
3 3 (4.55%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.03%) ABAP
4 2 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) MCSA
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) MCDST
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) XenApp
3 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) vSphere
6 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (3.03%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.03%) OpenView
4 2 (3.03%) OVSD
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) Citrix
3 15 (22.73%) NetApp
4 13 (19.70%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) HP
6 8 (12.12%) Symantec
7 7 (10.61%) EMC
8 6 (9.09%) McAfee
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco
10 3 (4.55%) IBM
10 3 (4.55%) Avaya
11 2 (3.03%) Dell
11 2 (3.03%) SAP
11 2 (3.03%) Altiris
11 2 (3.03%) F5
12 1 (1.52%) Zeacom
12 1 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.52%) Veeam
12 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
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