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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 47 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 2.78% 3.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.57% 13.71% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 16
Average daily rate
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£383 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £224 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.85% -3.84%
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
191 175 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.87% 20.25% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 89
Average daily rate £440 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.95 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (32.43%) SCCM
6 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) Office 365
6 10 (27.03%) Lync
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) Firewall
7 9 (24.32%) Citrix
7 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (18.92%) MS Office
9 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.92%) WAN
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (16.22%) SCOM
10 6 (16.22%) MCTS
10 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.03%) Lync
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Yammer
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) Skype
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
8 1 (2.70%) X.400
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) IPsec
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) IPv4
8 1 (2.70%) IPv6
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
2 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.51%) AS400
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.51%) iSeries
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.70%) CESG
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
6 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) zOS
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Validation
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) WFM
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCTS
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) ProCurve