The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 3.11% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.50% 17.02% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 8
Average daily rate £288 £225 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £280 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -27.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.00 £32.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.62% 18.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Berkshire

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 50 (73.53%) Windows
3 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 35 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (27.94%) VMware
8 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (26.47%) Cisco
8 18 (26.47%) ITIL
9 17 (25.00%) DNS
9 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.53%) Lync
11 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
11 14 (20.59%) Blackberry
11 14 (20.59%) Degree
12 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.65%) IIS
14 11 (16.18%) MCSE
14 11 (16.18%) VPN
14 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (16.18%) Office 365
15 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
15 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.71%) LAN
15 10 (14.71%) WAN
15 10 (14.71%) Firewall
16 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (23.53%) Lync
3 12 (17.65%) IIS
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.82%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) VPN
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
3 10 (14.71%) WAN
3 10 (14.71%) Firewall
4 9 (13.24%) Internet
5 8 (11.76%) VoIP
6 6 (8.82%) PBX
6 6 (8.82%) PSTN
6 6 (8.82%) RTP
7 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.88%) SAN
9 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.41%) DHCP
10 2 (2.94%) Intranet
11 1 (1.47%) VLAN
11 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.47%) Wireless
11 1 (1.47%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.94%) IDOL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (7.35%) Wintel Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Server Support
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) JSP
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.29%) PKI
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.88%) Kindle
4 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX
6 6 (8.82%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (8.82%) Service Management
3 6 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.41%) Change Control
5 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.94%) Validation
6 2 (2.94%) Workflow
6 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.94%) Information Management
6 2 (2.94%) Logistics
6 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.94%) Stress Testing
7 1 (1.47%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.59%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) MCSE
5 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.76%) MCITP
7 7 (10.29%) MCTS
8 6 (8.82%) MCSD
9 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.41%) CCNA
11 2 (2.94%) MCP
11 2 (2.94%) ISEB
11 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.88%) SCOM
4 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) VMware
3 18 (26.47%) Cisco
4 9 (13.24%) Remedy
5 8 (11.76%) Lotus
6 6 (8.82%) Nortel
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (8.82%) Avaya
7 4 (5.88%) Apple
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) Meridio
10 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.47%) McAfee
10 1 (1.47%) HP
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
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