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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 61 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 1.74% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 10.98% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£213 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £139 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £57.00 £9.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+484.61% -51.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.17%
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
172 82 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.36% 15.86% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 32 66
Average daily rate £383 £354 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -16.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £158 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £46.40 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 5 £213 -28.57% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
St Albans - 2 - -
Hertford +1 1 £160 -
Stevenage -4 1 £320 +204.76%
Tring - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
3 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (60.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (53.66%) VMware
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
7 15 (36.59%) DNS
8 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (26.83%) DHCP
11 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
12 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.95%) Citrix
13 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
13 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
14 7 (17.07%) vSphere
14 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
14 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
14 7 (17.07%) Symantec
14 7 (17.07%) SAN
14 7 (17.07%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (60.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (12.20%) IIS
5 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) SAN
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 5 (12.20%) NAS
5 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (9.76%) FTP
7 3 (7.32%) WAN
7 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) IT Support
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) iPhone
5 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
7 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
8 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
9 4 (9.76%) UNIX
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) People Management
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow Management
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) CRM
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) VB
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) vSphere
3 5 (12.20%) vCloud
3 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
2 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
3 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) MOM
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Symantec
4 5 (12.20%) NetApp
4 5 (12.20%) Veritas
4 5 (12.20%) CommVault
4 5 (12.20%) WatchGuard
4 5 (12.20%) Acronis
4 5 (12.20%) Sophos
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Sage
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Epicor
6 1 (2.44%) Intel