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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 54 28 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +35
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 73 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 6.62% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.41% 27.44% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 53 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
MS Exchange
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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
149 266 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.46% 24.12% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 155 59
Average daily rate £450 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £12.16 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Firewall
5 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (27.50%) Lync
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (27.50%) Citrix
6 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) Internet
7 10 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 9 (22.50%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) Service Management
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 7 (17.50%) DNS
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (27.50%) Lync
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (7.50%) GroupWise
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) Internet
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) SAN
4 7 (17.50%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) DMZ
6 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) POP3
6 4 (10.00%) IMAP
7 3 (7.50%) SMTP
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 2 (5.00%) RTP
8 2 (5.00%) PBX
8 2 (5.00%) PSTN
8 2 (5.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.50%) Junos
9 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.50%) French Language
2 1 (2.50%) German Language
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) IT Support
3 5 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Kindle
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Service Management
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) MCTS
4 5 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) MCP
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CCEE
8 1 (2.50%) CCIA
8 1 (2.50%) CCA
8 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Lotus
6 3 (7.50%) Novell
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Nortel
8 1 (2.50%) AppSense
8 1 (2.50%) Lumension
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago