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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 54 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 1.42% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.62% 9.18% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
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£208 £138 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -65.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.10 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.80 £23.50 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
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
116 98 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.76% 15.43% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 84
Average daily rate £405 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £138 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.65 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.59% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £23.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 - - 1
Watford 0 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Tring - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (36.67%) Citrix
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) vSphere
9 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
11 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 5 (16.67%) Clustering
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) Acronis
12 5 (16.67%) vCloud

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Lync
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) IT Support
4 6 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VB6
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (16.67%) vCloud
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) MOM
3 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Acronis
4 5 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Symantec
4 5 (16.67%) Sophos
4 5 (16.67%) Veritas
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Epicor
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Intel