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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.52% 2.56% 3.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.88% 13.90% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 7
Average daily rate
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£417 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -8.57%
MS Exchange
Berkshire

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
179 187 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.69% 18.39% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 102 63
Average daily rate £400 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £25.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) DNS
4 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (29.79%) Lync
6 13 (27.66%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
7 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (23.40%) SAN
8 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (19.15%) Firewall
10 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) MCTS
10 9 (19.15%) MCITP
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
11 8 (17.02%) IMAP
11 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.02%) Office 365
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.02%) IIS
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) Citrix
11 8 (17.02%) POP3
11 8 (17.02%) SMTP
11 8 (17.02%) Lotus
11 8 (17.02%) Service Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (29.79%) Lync
3 8 (17.02%) IIS
4 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
4 7 (14.89%) GroupWise
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (10.64%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (4.26%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) DNS
2 11 (23.40%) SAN
3 9 (19.15%) Firewall
4 8 (17.02%) POP3
4 8 (17.02%) SMTP
4 8 (17.02%) IMAP
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 5 (10.64%) DHCP
6 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) PBX
9 2 (4.26%) PSTN
9 2 (4.26%) RTP
9 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) Junos
10 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Field Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Kindle
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Service Management
3 7 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (19.15%) MCTS
1 9 (19.15%) MCITP
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCEE
6 1 (2.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
1 4 (8.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) Lotus
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Novell
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
6 2 (4.26%) Nortel
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
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