The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.68% 2.63% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.00% 16.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £450 £245 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% +19.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.27% 16.45% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 28
Average daily rate £363 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £12.75 £29.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.03% +241.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Nottinghamshire

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (51.85%) ITIL
7 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
8 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (40.74%) Citrix
11 10 (37.04%) MS Office
12 9 (33.33%) HP
12 9 (33.33%) Cisco
12 9 (33.33%) SAN
12 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (29.63%) MCSE
14 7 (25.93%) Firewall
14 7 (25.93%) Dell
15 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
16 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
17 4 (14.81%) Migration
18 3 (11.11%) vSphere
18 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 3 (11.11%) SCCM
18 3 (11.11%) SQL

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Email Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Online Gambling
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Online Security
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (29.63%) MCSE
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.70%) RightFax
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Apple