The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 33 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.59% 4.80% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.53% 48.00% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£230 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.31%
MS Exchange
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
97 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.46% 10.00% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 13 47
Average daily rate £393 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -11.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Gloucester -5 13 £185 -22.10% 2
Cheltenham -6 1 £130 - 3
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.13%) DHCP
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) IIS
11 5 (16.13%) C#
11 5 (16.13%) OO
11 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.13%) MVC
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
11 5 (16.13%) QA
11 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.13%) IIS
6 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Lync
7 3 (9.68%) Node.js
8 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Server Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
1 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) OO
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
1 5 (16.13%) MVC
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) Scrum
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C#
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) Delphi
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Mercator
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) Lumension
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