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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 54 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 1.58% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 9.80% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate £155 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.18% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £305 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £305 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
167 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.52% 16.14% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £223 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 3 - -
Stevenage -4 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £190 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £105 - 1
Watford -16 1 - - 6
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) MS Office
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) SLA
10 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) McAfee
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) iPhone
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (14.81%) Retail
12 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
12 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
12 4 (14.81%) FTP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
4 4 (14.81%) FTP
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Broadband
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) RFID
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Server Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support
5 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.81%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Server Support
5 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Linux
8 1 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) CAD
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) MCDST
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) NCDA
4 1 (3.70%) NCIE
4 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
3 1 (3.70%) OVSD
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) WatchGuard
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Sage
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Wyse
6 1 (3.70%) Websense
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) PlateSpin