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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 23 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.12% 0.85% 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 6.45% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
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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
29 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.29% 13.19% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 11
Average daily rate £350 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 April 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Multicast
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya