The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Middlesex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 1.51% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 12.50% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.70% 12.06% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 22
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £351 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
South East

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Nortel
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) PBX
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) NEC
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
6 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
3 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) NEC
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle