The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 21 40 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +30
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 2.42% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.81% 19.05% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £378 £425 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
93 42 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.85% 12.73% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 20 60
Average daily rate £355 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 7 £425 - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) VMware
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (30.43%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) DHCP
9 12 (26.09%) DNS
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.39%) Network Security
13 7 (15.22%) SAN
13 7 (15.22%) Citrix
13 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (13.04%) ITIL
14 6 (13.04%) Linux
15 5 (10.87%) Internet
16 4 (8.70%) Sophos
16 4 (8.70%) Oracle
16 4 (8.70%) HP
16 4 (8.70%) Cisco

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) Network Security
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
5 5 (10.87%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) FTP
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Server Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
3 2 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Email Management
4 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Management
4 1 (2.17%) ITSM
4 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) CCNP
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCENT
3 2 (4.35%) MCTS
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSM
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Sophos
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) 3Com
6 2 (4.35%) Acronis
7 1 (2.17%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) AppSense
7 1 (2.17%) Brocade
7 1 (2.17%) IronPort
7 1 (2.17%) Apple
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