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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 175 170 147
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 68 79 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 5.25% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 48
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£300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £243 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £13.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £37.50 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2007
England

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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 28 £301 -14.05% 9
Oxfordshire +3 13 £175 -46.15%
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £318 -2.30% 4
Berkshire -35 4 £400 -5.88% 5
Surrey -9 3 £175 -36.36% 8
East Sussex -10 3 £150 -53.84%
Kent -3 2 £400 +35.59%
West Sussex - 2 £194 - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 105 (85.37%) Windows
3 88 (71.54%) Active Directory
4 70 (56.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (55.28%) Microsoft
6 67 (54.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (40.65%) MS Excel
8 49 (39.84%) Security Cleared
9 48 (39.02%) VMware
10 46 (37.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (26.02%) Exchange Server 2013
13 31 (25.20%) Windows 7
14 29 (23.58%) SC Cleared
14 29 (23.58%) Blackberry
15 26 (21.14%) Citrix
16 25 (20.33%) MS Office
17 24 (19.51%) Migration
18 23 (18.70%) DV Cleared
18 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
19 22 (17.89%) Cisco
20 21 (17.07%) Symantec
20 21 (17.07%) Lync
21 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
22 19 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 19 (15.45%) Firewall
23 17 (13.82%) SharePoint
23 17 (13.82%) SQL
23 17 (13.82%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 123 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 70 (56.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (37.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (26.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (17.07%) Lync
6 17 (13.82%) SharePoint
7 16 (13.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (8.13%) IIS
9 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (3.25%) Zimbra
10 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.44%) Documentum
12 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 50 (40.65%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) Firewall
2 16 (13.01%) DNS
3 13 (10.57%) X.400
3 13 (10.57%) X.500
4 11 (8.94%) DHCP
4 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.94%) SAN
5 9 (7.32%) SMTP
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (4.88%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.88%) LAN
6 6 (4.88%) WAN
7 5 (4.07%) MPLS
7 5 (4.07%) S/MIME
8 4 (3.25%) OSPF
8 4 (3.25%) LDAP
8 4 (3.25%) BGP
9 3 (2.44%) Internet
9 3 (2.44%) NAS
10 2 (1.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.07%) EDMS
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.69%) Military
2 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.38%) Architect
4 11 (8.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) Administrator
6 9 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.50%) Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Messaging Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Exchange Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Mobility Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.25%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Desktop Support
12 3 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) JSP
2 1 (0.81%) MAPI
2 1 (0.81%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.13%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) PKI
5 3 (2.44%) Replication
5 3 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.63%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) PDA
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (85.37%) Windows
2 67 (54.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (25.20%) Windows 7
5 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
7 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.50%) Android
9 7 (5.69%) Windows 2000
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) Migration
2 15 (12.20%) ITIL
3 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
3 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.07%) Change Management
5 5 (4.07%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.25%) Document Management
6 4 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.25%) Change Control
7 3 (2.44%) Workflow
7 3 (2.44%) Validation
7 3 (2.44%) Release Management
7 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.63%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.63%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.63%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.82%) SQL
3 13 (10.57%) VBScript
4 3 (2.44%) C
5 2 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (39.84%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.58%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.70%) DV Cleared
4 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (12.20%) MCSE
6 8 (6.50%) MCP
7 7 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.07%) CCNA
9 4 (3.25%) CCNP
10 2 (1.63%) Degree
10 2 (1.63%) MCSD
10 2 (1.63%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.81%) MCDST
11 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (71.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.82%) vSphere
4 14 (11.38%) XenApp
5 12 (9.76%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.07%) vCloud
8 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.81%) NLBS
11 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Backup Exec
1 11 (8.94%) ARCserve
2 9 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.32%) NetBackup
2 9 (7.32%) HP SIM
3 8 (6.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (4.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (3.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.25%) SCCM
7 2 (1.63%) SCOM
7 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.63%) MIIS
8 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 48 (39.02%) VMware
3 26 (21.14%) Citrix
4 22 (17.89%) Cisco
5 21 (17.07%) Symantec
6 11 (8.94%) HP
7 9 (7.32%) CA
8 8 (6.50%) MobileIron
9 7 (5.69%) Sophos
9 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.88%) IronPort
10 6 (4.88%) RightFax
11 5 (4.07%) Apple
11 5 (4.07%) NetApp
11 5 (4.07%) Veritas
11 5 (4.07%) Acronis
12 4 (3.25%) Lotus
13 3 (2.44%) Clearswift
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle
13 3 (2.44%) Avaya
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