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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 56 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.62% 1.71% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.67% 10.30% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
Average daily rate £388 £417 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +51.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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
184 165 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.88% 16.62% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 94 111
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £33.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.13% +123.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Office 365
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
4 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
4 13 (31.71%) DNS
4 13 (31.71%) Migration
5 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
6 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (24.39%) SAN
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) DHCP
10 7 (17.07%) SLA
10 7 (17.07%) Internet
10 7 (17.07%) French Language
10 7 (17.07%) German Language
10 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) C#
11 6 (14.63%) C++
11 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 6 (14.63%) VBScript
11 6 (14.63%) VB.NET

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.44%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) SAN
3 8 (19.51%) DHCP
4 7 (17.07%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) IMAP
7 2 (4.88%) POP3
7 2 (4.88%) Skype
7 2 (4.88%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) Intranet
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) PSTN
8 1 (2.44%) RTP
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (17.07%) French Language
1 7 (17.07%) German Language
2 5 (12.20%) Italian Language
2 5 (12.20%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Consultant
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Migration Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
1 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.76%) MAPI
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Memory Management
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) High Availability
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (4.88%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Server Building
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) C++
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
2 6 (14.63%) VBScript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) Simpana
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Lotus
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) CommVault
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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