The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 Guildford 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 32 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.91% 4.39% 7.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 19.15% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £381 £300 £104
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +188.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.68% 22.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 8
Average daily rate £381 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 £26.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+528.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Surrey

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell