The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 51 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 68 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.10% 3.14% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.59% 16.36% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 11
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£315 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £191 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
MS Exchange
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
410 324 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.67% 19.22% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 182 152
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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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
Hook -6 23 £315 +3.40%
Southampton -9 7 £195 -40.00% 5
Basingstoke +4 6 £350 +27.27% 1
Fareham -1 5 £368 +15.83% 4
Portsmouth -7 5 £135 -53.44%
Winchester - 3 £200 -
Farnborough -10 2 £333 -24.00% 3
Andover - 2 - -
Ringwood - - - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 142 (88.20%) Windows
2 107 (66.46%) Active Directory
3 104 (64.60%) Microsoft
4 85 (52.80%) Security Cleared
4 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (41.61%) VMware
6 65 (40.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (37.89%) SC Cleared
7 61 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 44 (27.33%) MS Excel
9 37 (22.98%) SMTP
9 37 (22.98%) HP
9 37 (22.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (19.88%) Windows 7
10 32 (19.88%) SharePoint
11 30 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 29 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (17.39%) ITIL
13 28 (17.39%) Blackberry
14 27 (16.77%) Citrix
14 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (15.53%) MCSE
16 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (14.91%) CA
17 24 (14.91%) ARCserve
18 22 (13.66%) Symantec
18 22 (13.66%) Lync
19 21 (13.04%) SAN
19 21 (13.04%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 61 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (22.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (19.88%) SharePoint
4 30 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (13.66%) Lync
6 18 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (8.07%) IIS
8 7 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (27.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.04%) MS Office
3 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.73%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.98%) SMTP
2 21 (13.04%) SAN
2 21 (13.04%) DNS
3 18 (11.18%) X.400
4 17 (10.56%) X.500
5 16 (9.94%) DHCP
5 16 (9.94%) LAN
6 15 (9.32%) Firewall
7 11 (6.83%) WAN
8 6 (3.73%) VPN
9 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.48%) LDAP
10 4 (2.48%) Network Security
11 3 (1.86%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.86%) IPsec
11 3 (1.86%) SSL
12 2 (1.24%) ADSL
12 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.86%) EDMS
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.73%) Military
4 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (13.66%) Messaging Engineer
2 20 (12.42%) Administrator
3 19 (11.80%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Consultant
6 14 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.97%) Author
8 8 (4.97%) Technical Author
9 7 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.73%) Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) IT Support
11 5 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.11%) Service Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.48%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.24%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.62%) JSP
2 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.70%) Clustering
4 11 (6.83%) Replication
5 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Life Science
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 142 (88.20%) Windows
2 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (40.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (19.88%) Windows 7
5 29 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (11.80%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.83%) UNIX
7 11 (6.83%) Windows 2000
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.62%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.62%) Linux
11 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.39%) ITIL
2 16 (9.94%) Migration
3 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 11 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.97%) Unit Testing
5 8 (4.97%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (4.97%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (4.35%) Change Management
7 6 (3.73%) Service Management
7 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.73%) Project Management
7 6 (3.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.73%) Network Management
8 4 (2.48%) Security Management
8 4 (2.48%) Workflow
8 4 (2.48%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.18%) SQL
2 17 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.97%) VBScript
4 3 (1.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (52.80%) Security Cleared
2 61 (37.89%) SC Cleared
3 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (15.53%) MCSE
5 21 (13.04%) MCP
6 20 (12.42%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.83%) Degree
8 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.86%) MCITP
10 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) MCDST
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.86%) BS7799
2 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (66.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.18%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.83%) vSphere
5 6 (3.73%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.11%) vCloud
6 5 (3.11%) XenApp
7 4 (2.48%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.86%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.62%) XenServer
9 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (14.91%) ARCserve
2 17 (10.56%) HP SIM
3 15 (9.32%) Backup Exec
4 13 (8.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (5.59%) NetBackup
5 9 (5.59%) SCCM
5 9 (5.59%) SCOM
6 7 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.48%) MOM
9 3 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.86%) WSUS
9 3 (1.86%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.24%) MIIS
10 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 104 (64.60%) Microsoft
2 67 (41.61%) VMware
3 37 (22.98%) HP
4 27 (16.77%) Citrix
5 24 (14.91%) CA
6 22 (13.66%) Symantec
7 20 (12.42%) McAfee
8 10 (6.21%) Remedy
8 10 (6.21%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.21%) Lumension
9 9 (5.59%) Sophos
9 9 (5.59%) Cisco
10 7 (4.35%) Proofpoint
10 7 (4.35%) Altiris
10 7 (4.35%) Avaya
11 5 (3.11%) Acronis
11 5 (3.11%) Veritas
12 3 (1.86%) Becrypt
12 3 (1.86%) IronPort
12 3 (1.86%) Brocade
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