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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 194 187 176
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 69 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 3.08% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 41
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £13.25 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%
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
1582 1688 1448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.82% 18.50% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 929 774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 101
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.12 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.09 £51.90 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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 +2 13 £330 +190.10% 1
Oxfordshire -11 13 £300 -14.28%
Hampshire -14 11 £160 -51.36% 3
Kent 0 10 £450 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 8 - - 1
Berkshire -8 8 £400 -8.57% 8
Surrey - 4 £338 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 - 2
Exchange Server 2007
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 117 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 111 (94.87%) Windows
3 80 (68.38%) Active Directory
4 79 (67.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (60.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 64 (54.70%) Microsoft
7 58 (49.57%) VMware
8 52 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (33.33%) DNS
12 38 (32.48%) DHCP
13 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (29.06%) Windows 7
14 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
15 33 (28.21%) MS Office
16 31 (26.50%) Citrix
16 31 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2013
17 30 (25.64%) SAN
18 29 (24.79%) Firewall
18 29 (24.79%) XenDesktop
19 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
20 26 (22.22%) XenApp
21 25 (21.37%) SCCM
22 24 (20.51%) Lync
22 24 (20.51%) MCSE
23 21 (17.95%) HP
23 21 (17.95%) Migration
24 20 (17.09%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 117 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 71 (60.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (20.51%) Lync
6 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (28.21%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Office 365
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.55%) IaaS
4 9 (7.69%) SaaS
4 9 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.33%) DNS
2 38 (32.48%) DHCP
3 30 (25.64%) SAN
4 29 (24.79%) Firewall
5 17 (14.53%) LAN
6 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.97%) NAS
8 13 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (11.11%) VLAN
9 9 (7.69%) WAN
10 8 (6.84%) WLAN
11 5 (4.27%) VPN
11 5 (4.27%) Wireless
12 4 (3.42%) MPLS
12 4 (3.42%) OSPF
12 4 (3.42%) BGP
12 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (2.56%) SNMP
14 2 (1.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.71%) EDMS
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (13.68%) Analyst
1 16 (13.68%) Support Engineer
2 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.26%) Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.56%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Clustering
2 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 111 (94.87%) Windows
2 79 (67.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (29.06%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.84%) Linux
8 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.42%) UNIX
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.85%) HPUX
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Migration
2 17 (14.53%) ITIL
3 9 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.27%) Coaching
7 5 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.42%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.42%) Change Management
8 4 (3.42%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.56%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.56%) Change Control
9 3 (2.56%) Validation
10 2 (1.71%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity
11 1 (0.85%) Asset Management
11 1 (0.85%) Information Management
11 1 (0.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) SQL
2 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (20.51%) MCSE
3 15 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.40%) MCTS
5 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.84%) MCITP
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.13%) MCP
9 4 (3.42%) MCSA
9 4 (3.42%) CCNA
9 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.56%) Degree
11 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.71%) CCNP
12 1 (0.85%) CISSP
12 1 (0.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (68.38%) Active Directory
2 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.79%) XenDesktop
4 26 (22.22%) XenApp
5 20 (17.09%) Hyper-V
6 19 (16.24%) vSphere
7 10 (8.55%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (7.69%) vCloud
9 6 (5.13%) DFS Replication
9 6 (5.13%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.42%) ISA Server
10 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.56%) Samba
12 1 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) SCCM
2 11 (9.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (7.69%) vMotion
4 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.42%) SCOM
6 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.71%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.71%) Foglight
8 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 64 (54.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (49.57%) VMware
3 31 (26.50%) Citrix
4 21 (17.95%) HP
5 18 (15.38%) Cisco
6 12 (10.26%) Symantec
7 11 (9.40%) Oracle
7 11 (9.40%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.69%) Ventyx
8 9 (7.69%) OpenText
8 9 (7.69%) IBM
9 5 (4.27%) ProCurve
10 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.42%) Brocade
10 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.42%) McAfee
11 3 (2.56%) Dell
12 2 (1.71%) EMC
12 2 (1.71%) Apple
12 2 (1.71%) CA
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