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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 35 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.89% 6.74% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.05% 40.63% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£125 £356 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.91% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £194 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £396 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
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
42 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.16% 16.58% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 38
Average daily rate £333 £279 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +32.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Chatham - 3 £125 -
Maidstone - 2 £125 -
Stansted - - - -
Faversham - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (28.57%) SLA
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (14.29%) Problem Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) OSPF
3 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
6 1 (4.76%) Squid
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (9.52%) Foglight
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
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