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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 52 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 0.76% 8.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 4.82% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate £125 £130 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -53.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £130 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
66 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.63% 15.84% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
Gloucester +7 2 £288 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £110 -
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (33.33%) MS Office
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) DHCP
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
6 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) X.500
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) HPUX
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) V-Model
4 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Draytek
6 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.33%) Sophos
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Canon
7 1 (4.17%) Intel Security