The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.82% 3.05% 5.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.13% 28.57% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.51% 10.66% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £288 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) assyst
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DMZ
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix