The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Portsmouth 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.85% 5.88% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 25.93% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+305.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.25% 22.69% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
Average daily rate £405 £338 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £175 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
Hampshire

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Online Security
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Endeca
4 1 (14.29%) Lumension
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy