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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 50 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 1.57% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 7.87% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £291 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% +111.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
77 127 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.37% 20.00% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 62
Average daily rate £475 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.75 £12.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.25% -48.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage -4 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Office 365
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Sophos
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (13.33%) High Availability
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Sophos
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Wyse