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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 53 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 3.45% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 17.09% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Average daily rate
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£417 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.12% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -14.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
130 199 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.49% 20.18% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 105 68
Average daily rate £413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 20
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.88 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (72.73%) Windows
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) DNS
5 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (27.27%) Lync
7 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (27.27%) ITIL
7 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (25.00%) MCTS
9 10 (22.73%) MCITP
9 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (22.73%) SAN
9 10 (22.73%) Lotus
10 9 (20.45%) IBM Notes
10 9 (20.45%) IIS
10 9 (20.45%) POP3
10 9 (20.45%) SMTP
10 9 (20.45%) Service Management
10 9 (20.45%) Degree
10 9 (20.45%) IMAP
10 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 8 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (18.18%) Clustering
11 8 (18.18%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (27.27%) Lync
1 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (20.45%) IBM Notes
2 9 (20.45%) IIS
3 8 (18.18%) GroupWise
4 6 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) SAN
3 9 (20.45%) POP3
3 9 (20.45%) SMTP
3 9 (20.45%) IMAP
4 8 (18.18%) DHCP
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) Firewall
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (6.82%) LAN
9 2 (4.55%) PBX
9 2 (4.55%) PSTN
9 2 (4.55%) VoIP
9 2 (4.55%) RTP
9 2 (4.55%) Internet
10 1 (2.27%) MPLS
10 1 (2.27%) VPN
10 1 (2.27%) Junos
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Field Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 5 (11.36%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 2 (4.55%) zOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.45%) Service Management
4 8 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.27%) Validation
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (25.00%) MCTS
2 10 (22.73%) MCITP
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Lotus
4 8 (18.18%) Novell
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Avaya
7 2 (4.55%) Nortel
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
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