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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 31 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.39% 6.62% 4.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.37% 37.50% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £404 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
51 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.17% 17.65% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 22
Average daily rate £375 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -5 2 - -
Cranbrook - 1 £110 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 3
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (70.37%) Citrix
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (51.85%) vSphere
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco
6 13 (48.15%) ITIL
7 11 (40.74%) XenApp
7 11 (40.74%) XenDesktop
8 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
8 10 (37.04%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
11 7 (25.93%) Firewall
11 7 (25.93%) MCSE
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.93%) LAN
11 7 (25.93%) WAN
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
11 7 (25.93%) MPLS
11 7 (25.93%) OSPF
11 7 (25.93%) BGP
12 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) MPLS
1 7 (25.93%) OSPF
1 7 (25.93%) BGP
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) MCSE
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) vSphere
3 11 (40.74%) XenApp
3 11 (40.74%) XenDesktop
4 6 (22.22%) DFS Replication
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (14.81%) Foglight
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Citrix
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Mercator
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Wyse