The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 21 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.11% 2.97% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.41% 14.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Average daily rate
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£230 £180 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -53.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £123 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £237 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 122 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.96% 20.10% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 88
Average daily rate £365 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.24 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Watford +5 8 £248 - 8
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Letchworth 0 1 £190 -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 32 (78.05%) Windows
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
5 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (26.83%) HP
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
9 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
10 8 (19.51%) iPhone
10 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) WatchGuard
11 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
11 7 (17.07%) SAN
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 6 (14.63%) Linux
12 6 (14.63%) MS Office
12 6 (14.63%) DHCP
12 6 (14.63%) NetApp
12 6 (14.63%) Citrix
12 6 (14.63%) Finance

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) SAS
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
1 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) NAS
4 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (9.76%) FTP
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.88%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Support
4 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Services Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) iPhone
2 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) ITSM
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Design
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow Management
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.76%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) MCITP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCDST
3 1 (2.44%) NCDA
3 1 (2.44%) NCIE
3 1 (2.44%) VCAP
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) vCloud
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) OVSD
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) WatchGuard
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) CommVault
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 3 (7.32%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) McAfee
10 1 (2.44%) Sophos
10 1 (2.44%) Wyse
10 1 (2.44%) Google
10 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.44%) Aruba
10 1 (2.44%) Acronis
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