The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 15 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.20% 1.06% 3.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.32% 9.52% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£275 £381 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +8.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Application Platforms Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.39% 11.17% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 36
Average daily rate £300 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Lync
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (40.00%) HND
5 4 (40.00%) Sophos
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) SCVMM
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (40.00%) PKI
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
1 4 (40.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Sophos
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco