The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 24 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.80% 4.78% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 42.55% 34.15% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
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£400 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £435 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.31%
MS Exchange
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.99% 13.99% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 21
Average daily rate £350 £265 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £126 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Kent region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Kent region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 16 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -2 2 £296 -
Dover - 2 - - 1
Whitstable - 1 £160 -
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Westerham - - - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (60.00%) Citrix
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
5 17 (48.57%) XenApp
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (37.14%) Advertising
9 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (34.29%) LAN
10 11 (31.43%) WAN
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco
10 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
10 11 (31.43%) Firewall
10 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
10 11 (31.43%) SCCM
11 10 (28.57%) vSphere
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (25.71%) MCSE
13 8 (22.86%) MS Office
13 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
15 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (17.14%) CCNA
15 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (14.29%) Change Management
16 5 (14.29%) ITIL

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) LAN
2 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) MPLS
3 4 (11.43%) OSPF
3 4 (11.43%) BGP
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 13 (37.14%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Support Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Support
7 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
1 5 (14.29%) Change Management
1 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.43%) BCP
3 2 (5.71%) Data Security
3 2 (5.71%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) SOA
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) MCSE
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) XenApp
3 10 (28.57%) vSphere
4 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
5 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Citrix
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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