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 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 39 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.82% 3.21% 4.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.64% 14.94% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.51% -43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -6.06%
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
94 87 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.55% 21.48% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 17
Average daily rate £360 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.54 £24.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.47% +4.21%
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 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
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 3 July 2015. 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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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
Taunton +11 2 - - 2
Glastonbury - 2 - -
Yeovil -8 1 - -
Bath - 1 £225 - 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (50.00%) Citrix
8 5 (35.71%) SCOM
8 5 (35.71%) PKI
8 5 (35.71%) Symantec
8 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco
10 3 (21.43%) HP
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (21.43%) ITIL
10 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
11 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
11 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 2 (14.29%) VPN
11 2 (14.29%) IBM
11 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 2 (14.29%) Lotus

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) WFM
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
1 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Lotus
7 2 (14.29%) Becrypt
8 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
8 1 (7.14%) SAP
8 1 (7.14%) Juniper