The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 38 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.47% 6.73% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 19.48% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £235 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £139 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £370 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+24.71% -17.64%
MS Exchange
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.81% 34.53% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 43
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Somerset region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Somerset region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 1 £213 - 1
Bath - - - - 6
Clevedon - - - - 3
Frome - - - - 1
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) MCITP
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) MCP
9 4 (19.05%) UNIX
9 4 (19.05%) IIS
9 4 (19.05%) Apache
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Service Management
10 3 (14.29%) assyst
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 4 (19.05%) Apache
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
2 6 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) MCP
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) HP
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