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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.49% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.61% 14.29% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
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£213 £213 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -13.63%
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
179 84 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.01% 17.46% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 30 85
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £140 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.73% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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 - 6 £213 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Hertford 0 1 £160 -
Stevenage -3 1 £320 +150.98%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - - 4
Borehamwood - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
3 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
6 24 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (47.83%) VMware
8 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
9 17 (36.96%) DNS
10 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
14 10 (21.74%) DHCP
14 10 (21.74%) SQL
14 10 (21.74%) Citrix
14 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (19.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
15 9 (19.57%) ITIL
16 8 (17.39%) Linux
16 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
16 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
16 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (17.39%) Backup Exec
17 7 (15.22%) vSphere
17 7 (15.22%) Finance
17 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (15.22%) Symantec

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (19.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.87%) IIS
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Lync
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) DHCP
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) LAN
6 5 (10.87%) Firewall
6 5 (10.87%) NAS
6 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.70%) FTP
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
8 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.17%) SMTP
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) IT Support
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Services Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
6 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.39%) Linux
8 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
10 4 (8.70%) UNIX
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) People Management
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.17%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.17%) Workflow
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) VB
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) vCloud
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.17%) OVSD
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView
5 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 5 (10.87%) Sophos
5 5 (10.87%) NetApp
5 5 (10.87%) Veritas
5 5 (10.87%) CommVault
5 5 (10.87%) WatchGuard
5 5 (10.87%) Acronis
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) Epicor
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) Wyse
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Sage