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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 204 198 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 65 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 3.47% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.86 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.51% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.84 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.42 £23.40 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.43 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.56% -15.78%
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
1919 1731 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.40% 18.58% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 956 829
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 87 71
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.69 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
East Sussex +19 16 £330 +142.20% 1
Kent +12 16 £375 +7.14% 8
Hampshire -13 10 - - 2
Oxfordshire -21 9 £306 +75.00%
Berkshire +1 6 £375 -6.25%
Surrey -3 3 £160 -8.57% 2
West Sussex -15 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -24 1 - - 2
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 117 (95.90%) Windows
3 86 (70.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (64.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (63.93%) Active Directory
6 60 (49.18%) Microsoft
6 60 (49.18%) VMware
7 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (35.25%) Citrix
9 40 (32.79%) DNS
9 40 (32.79%) Firewall
10 39 (31.97%) DHCP
11 38 (31.15%) MS Office
11 38 (31.15%) XenApp
12 37 (30.33%) XenDesktop
13 36 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 36 (29.51%) MS Excel
13 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (28.69%) SAN
15 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (24.59%) Windows 7
17 30 (24.59%) vSphere
18 28 (22.95%) SCCM
18 28 (22.95%) Cisco
19 27 (22.13%) Exchange Server 2003
20 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
21 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
21 25 (20.49%) SQL
21 25 (20.49%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 122 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 86 (70.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (22.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (17.21%) Lync
6 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (31.15%) MS Office
2 36 (29.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.30%) Office 365
2 15 (12.30%) IaaS
3 14 (11.48%) SaaS
3 14 (11.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.79%) DNS
1 40 (32.79%) Firewall
2 39 (31.97%) DHCP
3 35 (28.69%) SAN
4 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 24 (19.67%) LAN
6 23 (18.85%) VLAN
7 21 (17.21%) NAS
8 18 (14.75%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (9.84%) WLAN
9 12 (9.84%) WAN
10 9 (7.38%) MPLS
10 9 (7.38%) OSPF
10 9 (7.38%) BGP
11 7 (5.74%) Wireless
12 6 (4.92%) BIG-IP
12 6 (4.92%) VPN
13 4 (3.28%) Internet
13 4 (3.28%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.64%) EDMS
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (19.67%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Architect
3 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.46%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.46%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.64%) Statistics
5 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) CMDB
6 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (95.90%) Windows
2 79 (64.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (24.59%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.02%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.56%) Linux
8 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.28%) UNIX
11 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) HPUX
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Migration
2 16 (13.11%) ITIL
3 13 (10.66%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.74%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.92%) Change Management
8 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.10%) Validation
8 5 (4.10%) Change Control
8 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.10%) Coaching
8 5 (4.10%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.28%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.64%) Release Management
10 2 (1.64%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.64%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.64%) Workflow
10 2 (1.64%) Software License Management
10 2 (1.64%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) SQL
2 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) VBScript
4 2 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.49%) MCSE
3 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.66%) MCTS
5 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.38%) MCITP
7 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.56%) CCNA
8 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.10%) CCNP
10 4 (3.28%) MCSA
11 3 (2.46%) Degree
12 2 (1.64%) MCP
13 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) SLA
2 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.15%) XenApp
3 37 (30.33%) XenDesktop
4 32 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (24.59%) vSphere
6 14 (11.48%) vCloud
7 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
8 10 (8.20%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (7.38%) DFS Replication
10 8 (6.56%) VMware ESX
11 4 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (3.28%) ISA Server
11 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (22.95%) SCCM
2 15 (12.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (11.48%) vMotion
4 12 (9.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (4.10%) SCOM
5 5 (4.10%) Foglight
6 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) Microsoft
1 60 (49.18%) VMware
2 43 (35.25%) Citrix
3 28 (22.95%) Cisco
4 18 (14.75%) HP
5 16 (13.11%) Symantec
5 16 (13.11%) SolarWinds
6 15 (12.30%) Oracle
7 13 (10.66%) OpenText
7 13 (10.66%) Ventyx
8 10 (8.20%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.20%) IBM
9 7 (5.74%) F5
10 6 (4.92%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.28%) Brocade
11 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.28%) Dell
12 3 (2.46%) McAfee
13 2 (1.64%) Apple
13 2 (1.64%) EMC