The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 34 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.18% 2.28% 4.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 16.33% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£133 £175 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £73 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
MS Exchange
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
42 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.35% 13.96% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 11
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £169 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £20.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Leicester +6 2 £238 +35.71% 2
MS Exchange
East Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Lync
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Alias
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (11.11%) XenApp
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Alias
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix