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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 31 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 3.34% 3.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.74% 18.18% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 7
Average daily rate
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£417 £306 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.16% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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
197 187 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.52% 18.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 109 56
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.60 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 34 (70.83%) Windows
3 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) DNS
5 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (29.17%) Lync
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.08%) VMware
8 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (22.92%) SAN
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (20.83%) Lotus
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 10 (20.83%) MCTS
9 10 (20.83%) MCITP
9 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.75%) Degree
10 9 (18.75%) IMAP
10 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.75%) IIS
10 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
10 9 (18.75%) POP3
10 9 (18.75%) SMTP
10 9 (18.75%) Service Management
10 9 (18.75%) Firewall
11 8 (16.67%) Novell

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (29.17%) Lync
3 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
4 8 (16.67%) GroupWise
5 6 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) SAN
3 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) POP3
3 9 (18.75%) SMTP
3 9 (18.75%) IMAP
4 7 (14.58%) DHCP
4 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.50%) LAN
5 6 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (8.33%) VoIP
7 3 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) PBX
8 2 (4.17%) PSTN
8 2 (4.17%) RTP
8 2 (4.17%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) Junos
9 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Field Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.17%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) Kindle
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Service Management
4 8 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.83%) MCTS
1 10 (20.83%) MCITP
2 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCEE
5 1 (2.08%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
1 6 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Lotus
4 8 (16.67%) Novell
5 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) Nortel
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) McAfee
8 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard