The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 117 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 25 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 3.89% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
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£300 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.23 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
496 360 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.95% 16.13% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 310
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.60 £25.00
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire -22 8 £150 -53.84% 5
Wiltshire -8 6 - - 1
Bristol -16 6 £310 -31.11% 2
Devon -10 3 £160 -
Somerset -10 2 £325 - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (91.18%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 18 (52.94%) VMware
7 16 (47.06%) DNS
8 14 (41.18%) DHCP
9 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (29.41%) HP
11 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
12 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 8 (23.53%) Symantec
13 7 (20.59%) SLA
13 7 (20.59%) Citrix
13 7 (20.59%) ITIL
13 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (17.65%) HP SIM
14 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 6 (17.65%) SCOM
14 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
14 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
14 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) DNS
2 14 (41.18%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Android
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) VBScript
1 2 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) MCITP
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.76%) XenApp
6 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 6 (17.65%) HP SIM
2 6 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Symantec
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) RightFax
7 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
7 2 (5.88%) IronPort
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
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