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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.67% 2.70% 3.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.73% 16.18% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 38
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £545 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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
370 377 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.18% 16.71% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 216 254
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 11
Average hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hook -4 16 £313 -6.01%
Southampton +17 4 £370 - 7
Basingstoke -8 4 £300 - 1
Aldershot - 2 £420 -
Farnborough +4 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 52 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
6 31 (41.89%) SC Cleared
7 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (27.03%) MS Visio
8 20 (27.03%) PaintShop Pro
9 19 (25.68%) SDLC
10 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
10 18 (24.32%) VMware
11 17 (22.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (22.97%) WAN
11 17 (22.97%) Unix
12 16 (21.62%) LAN
13 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.22%) Office 365
15 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
15 12 (16.22%) Migration
16 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
18 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
18 9 (12.16%) MCSE
18 9 (12.16%) DNS
19 8 (10.81%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 52 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Visio
1 20 (27.03%) PaintShop Pro
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.76%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) WAN
2 16 (21.62%) LAN
3 9 (12.16%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) Firewall
6 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) IPsec
7 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.35%) Skype
7 1 (1.35%) SSL
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (8.11%) Military
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Author
2 16 (21.62%) Technical Author
3 10 (13.51%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) IT Support
7 4 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) LAMP
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
1 2 (2.70%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
5 17 (22.97%) Unix
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.41%) Linux
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.70%) Debian
10 2 (2.70%) Fedora
10 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.70%) SUSE
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.70%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) SDLC
2 17 (22.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.22%) Migration
4 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.05%) Change Control
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.05%) Service Management
7 3 (4.05%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.70%) CRM
8 2 (2.70%) High Availability
8 2 (2.70%) Operations Management
8 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.35%) Budget Control
9 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.35%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) LINC
3 3 (4.05%) PHP
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (41.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.16%) MCSE
5 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) MCP
6 2 (2.70%) MCITP
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) CCNP
7 1 (1.35%) CCSA
7 1 (1.35%) CCSE
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) RHCE
7 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.76%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) Samba
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) IronPort
4 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Lumension
6 3 (4.05%) Remedy
6 3 (4.05%) Symantec
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe
7 2 (2.70%) Borland
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.70%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) AppSense
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.35%) F5
8 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint