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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 19 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.07% 5.41% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.82% 47.06% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £231 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £443 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.23 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+20.91% -14.92%
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
49 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.31% 11.49% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 16
Average daily rate £243 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
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 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 1 October 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 1 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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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
Dover - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £243 -
Whitstable - 1 £160 -
West Malling - - - -
Westerham - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (58.33%) Citrix
5 20 (55.56%) VMware
6 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (47.22%) XenApp
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (36.11%) Advertising
9 12 (33.33%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) LAN
9 12 (33.33%) Cisco
9 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (30.56%) SCCM
10 11 (30.56%) WAN
11 10 (27.78%) MCSE
11 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
11 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 10 (27.78%) vSphere
12 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (25.00%) MS Office
12 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (19.44%) CCNA
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (16.67%) ITIL
14 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
14 6 (16.67%) Change Management
15 5 (13.89%) Blackberry

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
1 12 (33.33%) LAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) MPLS
3 4 (11.11%) OSPF
3 4 (11.11%) BGP
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
General
1 13 (36.11%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
5 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support
6 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) UNIX
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
1 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) BCP
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) XenApp
3 10 (27.78%) vSphere
4 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Citrix
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Veritas
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
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