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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 46 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 3.03% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.18% 13.53% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £258 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -6.06%
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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
129 207 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.38% 22.40% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 75
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 July 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 July 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (30.00%) DNS
5 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (24.00%) ITIL
7 12 (24.00%) Lync
8 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) SCCM
8 11 (22.00%) VMware
9 10 (20.00%) Office 365
9 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.00%) MCTS
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.00%) DHCP
11 8 (16.00%) SAN
11 8 (16.00%) UNIX
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Firewall
11 8 (16.00%) SCOM
11 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.00%) Windows 7

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (24.00%) Lync
3 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (12.00%) GroupWise
4 6 (12.00%) IIS
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Yammer
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 8 (16.00%) SAN
4 7 (14.00%) POP3
4 7 (14.00%) SMTP
4 7 (14.00%) IMAP
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) MPLS
8 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) Field Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) iSeries
3 5 (10.00%) AS400
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) AIX
7 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.00%) zOS
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCTS
3 6 (12.00%) MCITP
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) Lotus
5 6 (12.00%) Novell
6 5 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago