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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 24 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.57% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 3.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -6.06%
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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
26 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.86% 20.50% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
Average daily rate £532 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft