The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 47 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 1.94% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.49% 8.98% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
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£375 £155 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -49.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.85 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £11.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
MS Exchange
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
143 167 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.45% 21.63% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 67 50
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.30 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 4 £381 +263.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £375 - 1
Watford +7 3 - - 2
Stevenage +4 2 - - 1
St Albans +1 2 - - 3
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (52.17%) Citrix
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) HP
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) MS Office
9 6 (26.09%) NetApp
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (26.09%) vSphere
9 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (17.39%) Web Services

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) VLE
2 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Android
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Management
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
1 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Apple
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.70%) Veeam
8 2 (8.70%) F5
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) CommVault
9 1 (4.35%) Mitel
9 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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