The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 17 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.40% 1.66% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.53% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£240 £201 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -10.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.80%
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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 Peterborough region.

Application Platforms Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
34 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.20% 4.15% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 2
Average daily rate £250 £215 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £141 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £215 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
1 27 (96.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (78.57%) Windows
3 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (53.57%) Firewall
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (42.86%) HP
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) ITIL
9 11 (39.29%) Wireless
9 11 (39.29%) Migration
9 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (32.14%) LAN
10 9 (32.14%) WAN
10 9 (32.14%) VMware
11 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (28.57%) Change Control
12 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
12 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (17.86%) SCCM
15 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (14.29%) UAG

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 27 (96.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (14.29%) JOnAS
6 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Wireless
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
9 1 (3.57%) Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) UAG
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) F5