The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange 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
Rank 51 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 297 259 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.20% 2.97% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.55% 17.20% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 134 123
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £159 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £27.15 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
MS Exchange
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%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange 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 +26 97 £301 -5.69% 21
Berkshire -18 59 £338 -19.64% 18
Buckinghamshire +2 39 £300 +69.01% 20
Surrey -19 27 £215 -35.58% 21
Oxfordshire +2 22 £220 -33.83% 5
West Sussex +12 18 £263 -3.66% 9
Kent +2 18 £400 +100.00% 7
East Sussex -2 13 £150 -47.87% 4
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 485 (82.34%) Windows
2 401 (68.08%) Active Directory
3 331 (56.20%) Microsoft
4 248 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 238 (40.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 202 (34.30%) VMware
7 167 (28.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 159 (26.99%) Security Cleared
9 148 (25.13%) Windows 7
9 148 (25.13%) Citrix
9 148 (25.13%) MS Excel
10 134 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 124 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 123 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 117 (19.86%) MS Office
14 112 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 110 (18.68%) ITIL
16 107 (18.17%) Blackberry
17 100 (16.98%) MCSE
18 99 (16.81%) Firewall
19 96 (16.30%) Cisco
20 95 (16.13%) SC Cleared
21 87 (14.77%) DNS
22 85 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
23 84 (14.26%) Windows XP
24 81 (13.75%) Migration
25 79 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
26 72 (12.22%) SCCM
27 71 (12.05%) Lync
28 69 (11.71%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 238 (40.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 134 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 123 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 85 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 71 (12.05%) Lync
6 48 (8.15%) SharePoint
6 48 (8.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 32 (5.43%) IIS
8 14 (2.38%) IBM Notes
9 13 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (1.02%) SAS
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.68%) Zimbra
14 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (0.51%) Documentum
15 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.34%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 148 (25.13%) MS Excel
2 117 (19.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) assyst
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.30%) Office 365
2 18 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.87%) IaaS
5 3 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (16.81%) Firewall
2 87 (14.77%) DNS
3 66 (11.21%) SAN
4 65 (11.04%) DHCP
5 58 (9.85%) LAN
6 49 (8.32%) WAN
7 42 (7.13%) TCP/IP
8 34 (5.77%) SMTP
9 33 (5.60%) Internet
10 30 (5.09%) X.400
11 28 (4.75%) X.500
12 26 (4.41%) VPN
13 15 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.55%) VoIP
14 14 (2.38%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.21%) DMZ
16 11 (1.87%) Network Security
16 11 (1.87%) BIG-IP
16 11 (1.87%) MPLS
17 10 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.85%) EDMS
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.85%) MSI
2 3 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 31 (5.26%) Finance
2 20 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.21%) Advertising
4 11 (1.87%) Military
5 8 (1.36%) Dutch Language
6 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (18.17%) Analyst
2 96 (16.30%) Support Engineer
3 77 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (9.00%) Consultant
5 51 (8.66%) Support Analyst
6 37 (6.28%) Messaging Engineer
7 36 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 36 (6.11%) Service Analyst
8 34 (5.77%) IT Support
9 33 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 31 (5.26%) Desktop Support
11 27 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (4.24%) Administrator
13 23 (3.90%) Architect
14 22 (3.74%) 1st Line Support
15 21 (3.57%) Support Technician
16 19 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
17 18 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
18 16 (2.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 16 (2.72%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.36%) Application Packaging
2 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.68%) JSP
4 3 (0.51%) .NET
4 3 (0.51%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.34%) Web Services
5 2 (0.34%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) WAMP
6 1 (0.17%) ODBC
6 1 (0.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) MAPI
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (18.17%) Blackberry
2 54 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.75%) Clustering
4 18 (3.06%) PKI
5 14 (2.38%) Replication
6 13 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.19%) iPhone
8 6 (1.02%) iPad
9 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.85%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.68%) CMDB
11 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.51%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.51%) Handset
11 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 485 (82.34%) Windows
2 248 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (28.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 148 (25.13%) Windows 7
5 112 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (14.26%) Windows XP
7 45 (7.64%) Windows 8
8 32 (5.43%) UNIX
9 24 (4.07%) Windows Vista
10 22 (3.74%) Linux
11 19 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (2.89%) Windows 2000
13 12 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.04%) Android
14 10 (1.70%) Solaris
15 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.68%) ITIL
2 81 (13.75%) Migration
3 22 (3.74%) Configuration Management
4 20 (3.40%) Project Management
5 18 (3.06%) Service Management
5 18 (3.06%) Change Management
5 18 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (2.72%) Incident Management
7 14 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 12 (2.04%) Problem Management
8 12 (2.04%) Unit Testing
9 11 (1.87%) Security Management
9 11 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (1.70%) Mentoring
11 9 (1.53%) Test Scripting
12 8 (1.36%) Validation
12 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2
12 8 (1.36%) Document Management
12 8 (1.36%) Time Management
12 8 (1.36%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.51%) SQL
2 50 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.40%) VBScript
4 7 (1.19%) C
5 6 (1.02%) VB
6 2 (0.34%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 159 (26.99%) Security Cleared
2 124 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (16.98%) MCSE
4 95 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 69 (11.71%) DV Cleared
6 65 (11.04%) MCP
7 30 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (4.58%) CCNA
9 26 (4.41%) MCSA
9 26 (4.41%) Degree
9 26 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (2.55%) MCITP
11 13 (2.21%) MCTS
12 11 (1.87%) CCNP
13 9 (1.53%) MCDST
14 8 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.19%) CCA
16 4 (0.68%) VCP5
17 2 (0.34%) CISA
17 2 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) BS7799
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 401 (68.08%) Active Directory
2 79 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (9.00%) XenApp
4 43 (7.30%) vSphere
5 38 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 24 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 21 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 19 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.87%) UAG
10 10 (1.70%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.19%) vCloud
13 6 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.85%) Xen
15 4 (0.68%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.68%) NLBS
15 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.68%) XenServer
16 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (12.22%) SCCM
2 39 (6.62%) Backup Exec
3 26 (4.41%) NetBackup
4 22 (3.74%) ARCserve
5 17 (2.89%) SCOM
5 17 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (2.38%) HP SIM
8 13 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (2.04%) WSUS
10 10 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (1.53%) OVSD
12 7 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.85%) MOM
14 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.68%) Unicenter
14 4 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
15 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 331 (56.20%) Microsoft
2 202 (34.30%) VMware
3 148 (25.13%) Citrix
4 96 (16.30%) Cisco
5 56 (9.51%) HP
6 51 (8.66%) Symantec
7 24 (4.07%) McAfee
8 22 (3.74%) CA
9 19 (3.23%) Proofpoint
10 18 (3.06%) Lumension
11 17 (2.89%) Apple
11 17 (2.89%) Sophos
11 17 (2.89%) Lotus
11 17 (2.89%) Avaya
12 15 (2.55%) Juniper
13 14 (2.38%) CheckPoint
14 13 (2.21%) NetApp
15 11 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.87%) Remedy
16 10 (1.70%) F5
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