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 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 34 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.47% 0.33% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.00% 2.38% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
25 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.16% 13.73% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 27
Average daily rate £238 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £448 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.75% +229.54%
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 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
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 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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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 - 4 £238 - 2
MS Exchange
East Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Lotus
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (37.50%) Lync
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Alias
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (12.50%) Logistics
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Alias
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco