The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 16 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.53% 9.70% 11.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.82% 31.71% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£155 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £315 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £287
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+11.08% -12.91%
MS Exchange
Gloucestershire

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 23.66% 30.60% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 3
Average daily rate £208 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
1 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Websense
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (9.09%) Acronis

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Websense
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Acronis