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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 179 190 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -60
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 67 55 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 3.78% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 53
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£311 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £19.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
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
1749 1455 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 16.40% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 809 827
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 67 90
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £30.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hampshire +13 26 £310 -3.12% 8
Oxfordshire +8 11 £198 -39.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 10 - - 4
Kent -2 6 £350 +77.21% 1
Berkshire -7 6 £425 - 7
East Sussex 0 5 £123 -62.30%
West Sussex - 2 £194 - 1
Surrey -6 1 £450 +50.00% 4
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 115 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 101 (87.83%) Windows
3 84 (73.04%) Active Directory
4 70 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (57.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
7 48 (41.74%) VMware
8 41 (35.65%) MS Excel
8 41 (35.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (27.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 29 (25.22%) Windows 7
12 27 (23.48%) Migration
13 26 (22.61%) Citrix
14 25 (21.74%) Blackberry
15 24 (20.87%) MS Office
15 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
16 22 (19.13%) PowerShell
16 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (19.13%) Cisco
16 22 (19.13%) Firewall
17 21 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (17.39%) Lync
18 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (16.52%) Symantec
19 19 (16.52%) ITIL
20 18 (15.65%) DNS
20 18 (15.65%) DV Cleared
21 17 (14.78%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 115 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 70 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (35.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (27.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (17.39%) Lync
6 16 (13.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.35%) IIS
10 4 (3.48%) Zimbra
10 4 (3.48%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.61%) Documentum
12 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 41 (35.65%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Firewall
2 18 (15.65%) DNS
3 15 (13.04%) SAN
4 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.30%) DHCP
5 13 (11.30%) X.400
5 13 (11.30%) X.500
6 9 (7.83%) MPLS
7 6 (5.22%) IP Telephony
7 6 (5.22%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (5.22%) LAN
7 6 (5.22%) WAN
8 5 (4.35%) SMTP
8 5 (4.35%) S/MIME
8 5 (4.35%) VLAN
9 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.48%) OSPF
9 4 (3.48%) BGP
10 3 (2.61%) VPN
10 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) EDMS
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.09%) Military
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Administrator
5 9 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Mobility Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.48%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) JSP
2 2 (1.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.87%) MAPI
3 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.96%) Clustering
3 5 (4.35%) PKI
4 4 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.61%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.74%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.87%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 101 (87.83%) Windows
2 66 (57.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (25.22%) Windows 7
5 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.43%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.96%) Android
9 6 (5.22%) Windows Vista
10 5 (4.35%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Migration
2 19 (16.52%) ITIL
3 7 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.35%) Change Control
5 5 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.48%) Document Management
6 4 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.48%) Change Management
6 4 (3.48%) Validation
7 3 (2.61%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.61%) Release Management
7 3 (2.61%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.74%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.74%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.74%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.74%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.74%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.04%) VBScript
3 13 (11.30%) SQL
4 3 (2.61%) C
5 2 (1.74%) VB
6 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (15.65%) DV Cleared
5 17 (14.78%) MCSE
6 8 (6.96%) MCP
7 7 (6.09%) CCNA
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.48%) MCSA
8 4 (3.48%) CCNP
9 2 (1.74%) MCSD
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.87%) Degree
10 1 (0.87%) MCDST
10 1 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 84 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.78%) XenApp
4 14 (12.17%) vSphere
5 11 (9.57%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.48%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.61%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.61%) vCloud
10 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.87%) Xen
12 1 (0.87%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (6.09%) ARCserve
3 7 (6.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (6.09%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.22%) SCCM
5 5 (4.35%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.74%) WSUS
8 2 (1.74%) SCOM
8 2 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.87%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.74%) VMware
3 26 (22.61%) Citrix
4 22 (19.13%) Cisco
5 19 (16.52%) Symantec
6 9 (7.83%) HP
7 8 (6.96%) MobileIron
8 7 (6.09%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.22%) IronPort
9 6 (5.22%) RightFax
10 5 (4.35%) Sophos
10 5 (4.35%) CA
10 5 (4.35%) Apple
10 5 (4.35%) Veeam
11 4 (3.48%) NetApp
11 4 (3.48%) Lotus
12 3 (2.61%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.61%) Oracle
12 3 (2.61%) Veritas
12 3 (2.61%) Avaya
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