The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 73 54 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 73 75 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.22% 3.18% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 18.16% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 20
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£225 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £476 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £20.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
584 413 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.73% 17.49% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 254 254
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Wiltshire -6 17 £353 -21.66% 12
Somerset -7 17 £228 -22.88% 7
Bristol -15 17 £180 -28.00% 24
Dorset +11 11 £155 - 6
Gloucestershire -32 8 £163 +8.33% 8
Devon -8 1 £225 - 3
Cornwall - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 125 (85.03%) Windows
2 78 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
4 72 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (45.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (34.01%) Windows 7
8 49 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 48 (32.65%) VMware
10 43 (29.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 38 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 35 (23.81%) SCCM
13 34 (23.13%) Citrix
14 32 (21.77%) DNS
15 30 (20.41%) SharePoint
15 30 (20.41%) Windows XP
16 29 (19.73%) MS Office
16 29 (19.73%) ITIL
16 29 (19.73%) HP
17 27 (18.37%) SQL
18 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
19 23 (15.65%) DHCP
19 23 (15.65%) Blackberry
20 22 (14.97%) MCSE
20 22 (14.97%) Cisco
20 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
22 20 (13.61%) SLA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 72 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 43 (29.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (20.41%) SharePoint
5 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.52%) Lync
7 7 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.08%) IIS
9 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (19.73%) MS Office
2 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.77%) DNS
2 23 (15.65%) DHCP
3 16 (10.88%) SAN
3 16 (10.88%) Firewall
4 15 (10.20%) LAN
4 15 (10.20%) WAN
5 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.12%) VoIP
7 7 (4.76%) Wireless
8 6 (4.08%) VPN
9 5 (3.40%) Internet
10 3 (2.04%) SMTP
10 3 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.36%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.68%) Multicast
12 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.68%) HTTP
12 1 (0.68%) ADSL
12 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Military
3 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.36%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Analyst
2 20 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Administrator
7 10 (6.80%) Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Exchange Consultant
12 5 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.72%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) .NET
1 1 (0.68%) HTML
1 1 (0.68%) JSP
1 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.16%) Clustering
3 10 (6.80%) iPhone
4 7 (4.76%) iPad
5 5 (3.40%) Open Source
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) PDA
6 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.36%) IVR
7 2 (1.36%) CMDB
7 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 125 (85.03%) Windows
2 67 (45.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (34.01%) Windows 7
5 30 (20.41%) Windows XP
6 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.76%) Linux
7 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.76%) Android
8 6 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.08%) UNIX
9 3 (2.04%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) ITIL
2 11 (7.48%) Migration
2 11 (7.48%) Service Management
3 6 (4.08%) Incident Management
3 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.40%) Change Management
4 5 (3.40%) Data Protection
5 3 (2.04%) CAD
5 3 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.36%) Time Management
6 2 (1.36%) Network Management
6 2 (1.36%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.36%) Document Management
6 2 (1.36%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (1.36%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.37%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.72%) VBScript
3 3 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.97%) MCSE
4 16 (10.88%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.12%) MCITP
5 9 (6.12%) MCP
6 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) MCDST
10 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.52%) XenApp
5 11 (7.48%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.76%) vSphere
6 7 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.04%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.36%) XenServer
9 2 (1.36%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.68%) NFS
10 1 (0.68%) Firmware
10 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (23.81%) SCCM
2 13 (8.84%) SCOM
3 7 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 5 (3.40%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.40%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.68%) OpenView
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.68%) MOM
6 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (32.65%) VMware
3 34 (23.13%) Citrix
4 29 (19.73%) HP
5 22 (14.97%) Cisco
6 11 (7.48%) Symantec
7 9 (6.12%) Remedy
8 8 (5.44%) McAfee
8 8 (5.44%) Oracle
9 7 (4.76%) IBM
9 7 (4.76%) Intel
10 5 (3.40%) Dell
10 5 (3.40%) NetApp
10 5 (3.40%) Juniper
10 5 (3.40%) RightFax
11 4 (2.72%) IronPort
11 4 (2.72%) Mercator
12 3 (2.04%) Apple
12 3 (2.04%) Avaya
12 3 (2.04%) Sophos
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