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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 60 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 3.92% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 20.16% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
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£375 £190 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £24.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% +63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -10.00%
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
147 129 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.81% 19.43% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 51 50
Average daily rate £370 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £44.90 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 -1 3 £350 +16.66%
Stevenage +1 2 - -
Watford -7 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Citrix
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) HP
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (28.57%) vSphere
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) NetApp
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (19.05%) XenApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) VLE
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Android
8 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Citrix
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) Apple
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Veeam
8 2 (9.52%) F5
9 1 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) CommVault