The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 185 154 175
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 74 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 5.14% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 27
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£350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £274 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.33% +36.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £20.08 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+56.48% -19.44%
Exchange Server 2007
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1716 1460 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.45% 17.11% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 782 724
Average daily rate £375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South East region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South East region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £350 +4.47% 5
West Sussex +7 15 £375 - 1
Surrey +6 15 £350 -14.11% 3
Hampshire -10 11 £323 -7.85% 4
Oxfordshire -19 5 £425 +60.37% 1
Berkshire -46 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Kent +2 4 £428 +113.75% 1
East Sussex - 2 £225 -
Middlesex - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 140 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 113 (80.71%) Windows
3 91 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 91 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 77 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (50.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
7 55 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 49 (35.00%) VMware
9 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (33.57%) Security Cleared
10 41 (29.29%) ITIL
11 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 34 (24.29%) SharePoint
13 31 (22.14%) SQL
13 31 (22.14%) Windows 7
14 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (18.57%) Blackberry
15 26 (18.57%) Citrix
16 25 (17.86%) Lync
17 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
17 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
18 21 (15.00%) MCSE
18 21 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (15.00%) Mentoring
19 20 (14.29%) HP
19 20 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (14.29%) Migration
20 18 (12.86%) MCP

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 140 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 77 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (24.29%) SharePoint
5 25 (17.86%) Lync
6 21 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (7.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (6.43%) IIS
10 6 (4.29%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.14%) DNS
2 16 (11.43%) SAN
3 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.00%) SMTP
5 12 (8.57%) DHCP
5 12 (8.57%) Firewall
6 6 (4.29%) LAN
6 6 (4.29%) WAN
7 4 (2.86%) LDAP
7 4 (2.86%) NAS
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.14%) MPLS
9 2 (1.43%) OSPF
9 2 (1.43%) BGP
9 2 (1.43%) X.400
9 2 (1.43%) X.500
9 2 (1.43%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.71%) VLAN
10 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.14%) EDMS
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Military
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) Server Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 13 (9.29%) Administrator
6 12 (8.57%) Consultant
6 12 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.43%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Mobility Engineer
12 3 (2.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) JSP
1 1 (0.71%) XML
1 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (2.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.43%) iPhone
5 2 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (80.71%) Windows
2 71 (50.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (22.14%) Windows 7
5 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.29%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.29%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.57%) Android
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) UNIX
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.71%) AIX
12 1 (0.71%) HPUX
12 1 (0.71%) Solaris
12 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 20 (14.29%) Migration
4 10 (7.14%) Change Management
5 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (2.86%) Workflow
7 4 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.14%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.14%) CRM
8 3 (2.14%) Change Control
9 2 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.43%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.43%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.71%) Document Management
10 1 (0.71%) ITSM
10 1 (0.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) SQL
2 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (33.57%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (15.00%) MCSE
5 18 (12.86%) MCP
6 15 (10.71%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.29%) MCITP
8 4 (2.86%) MCSA
9 3 (2.14%) CCNP
9 3 (2.14%) CCNA
9 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.43%) Degree
11 1 (0.71%) MCTS
11 1 (0.71%) VCAP
11 1 (0.71%) CCIA
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.71%) CCA
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.71%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.14%) vSphere
4 16 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.86%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.00%) XenApp
6 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.57%) vCloud
9 3 (2.14%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) HP SIM
2 14 (10.00%) ARCserve
3 10 (7.14%) SCCM
4 9 (6.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (4.29%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.86%) SCOM
9 2 (1.43%) MIIS
9 2 (1.43%) Foglight
9 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.43%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.71%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 91 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.00%) VMware
3 26 (18.57%) Citrix
4 20 (14.29%) HP
5 16 (11.43%) Symantec
6 15 (10.71%) Cisco
7 14 (10.00%) CA
8 7 (5.00%) Sophos
9 5 (3.57%) Acronis
9 5 (3.57%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.57%) Veritas
10 3 (2.14%) Avaya
11 2 (1.43%) NetApp
11 2 (1.43%) Dell
11 2 (1.43%) Apple
11 2 (1.43%) Sage
11 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.43%) Mitel
11 2 (1.43%) F5
11 2 (1.43%) RightFax