The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 41 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 3.50% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.11% 17.33% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £253 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -49.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.11%
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 202 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.97% 20.22% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 105 60
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (30.43%) Lync
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (23.91%) SAN
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (21.74%) Degree
9 10 (21.74%) Service Management
10 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (19.57%) Citrix
10 9 (19.57%) MCTS
10 9 (19.57%) MCITP
11 8 (17.39%) IMAP
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.39%) POP3
11 8 (17.39%) SMTP
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.39%) IIS
11 8 (17.39%) Lotus
12 7 (15.22%) GroupWise
12 7 (15.22%) Novell
12 7 (15.22%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (30.43%) Lync
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 7 (15.22%) GroupWise
4 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 8 (17.39%) IMAP
3 8 (17.39%) POP3
3 8 (17.39%) SMTP
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 6 (13.04%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) VoIP
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) DMZ
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) RTP
8 2 (4.35%) PBX
8 2 (4.35%) PSTN
9 1 (2.17%) DHCP
9 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Field Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Kindle
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.74%) Service Management
3 7 (15.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) MCTS
3 9 (19.57%) MCITP
4 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCEE
6 1 (2.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) XenApp
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 8 (17.39%) Lotus
5 7 (15.22%) Novell
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Nortel
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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