The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leicestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.55% 4.55% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.15% 29.41% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £175 £289 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £268 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.31% 15.45% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +215.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
East Midlands

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -16 7 £175 - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Hinckley - - - - 1
MS Exchange
East Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Lync
6 3 (30.00%) Kaspersky
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) IronPort
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) RightFax
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron