The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.55% 1.68% 2.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 9.68% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £130 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -69.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.71% 17.32% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 12
Average daily rate £383 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £130 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware