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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 37 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.24% 4.85% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 55.00% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£150 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%
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
90 20 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.44% 8.81% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 58
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 12 £150 -52.00% 7
Cheltenham -5 1 £130 -
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) OO
10 5 (15.63%) MSMQ
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) MVC
10 5 (15.63%) QA
10 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (15.63%) IIS
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 2 (6.25%) Lync
8 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Server Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) MSMQ
1 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) OO
1 5 (15.63%) Project Management
1 5 (15.63%) MVC
1 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) Delphi
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Mercator
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) IronPort
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (3.13%) Trustwave
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