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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 72 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 72 56 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.15% 2.48% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.09% 13.59% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 34
Average daily rate
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£305 £306 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £153 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £428 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.30 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
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
550 412 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 18.27% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 265 280
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £30.00
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 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 23 September 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
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 23 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
Gloucestershire -9 19 £230 -22.03% 5
Wiltshire +2 16 £383 +3.37% 6
Bristol -13 13 £323 -4.44% 28
Somerset -12 10 £258 +51.47% 12
Devon -15 6 £275 - 4
Dorset -1 4 £265 +18.43% 10
Cornwall - - - - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 78 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 75 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 60 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (34.96%) VMware
8 42 (34.15%) Security Cleared
9 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
10 34 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 29 (23.58%) Citrix
12 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
13 24 (19.51%) HP
13 24 (19.51%) DNS
14 23 (18.70%) SharePoint
14 23 (18.70%) ITIL
14 23 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (17.89%) Windows XP
15 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
16 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
16 21 (17.07%) SCCM
17 20 (16.26%) Lync
18 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
19 18 (14.63%) DHCP
20 17 (13.82%) MCSE
20 17 (13.82%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (18.70%) SharePoint
5 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (16.26%) Lync
7 11 (8.94%) IIS
8 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.25%) Apache
11 3 (2.44%) Node.js
12 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) assyst
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.51%) DNS
2 18 (14.63%) DHCP
3 14 (11.38%) SAN
4 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.13%) Firewall
4 10 (8.13%) WAN
5 9 (7.32%) LAN
6 8 (6.50%) VPN
7 7 (5.69%) Internet
8 5 (4.07%) Wireless
9 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.44%) VoIP
11 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.63%) NAS
11 2 (1.63%) 3G
11 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.81%) IPsec
12 1 (0.81%) HTTP
12 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
1 8 (6.50%) Finance
1 8 (6.50%) Military
2 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.63%) Front Office
3 2 (1.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.01%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Administrator
4 12 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.13%) Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.50%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) Exchange Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) MSMQ
1 5 (4.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.69%) iPhone
3 6 (4.88%) iPad
3 6 (4.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) PDA
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
6 2 (1.63%) IVR
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
5 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (17.89%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.88%) UNIX
6 6 (4.88%) Linux
7 4 (3.25%) Android
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 11 (8.94%) Service Management
3 8 (6.50%) Migration
3 8 (6.50%) Project Management
4 5 (4.07%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (4.07%) Business Analysis
4 5 (4.07%) MVC
4 5 (4.07%) Change Management
4 5 (4.07%) CAD
4 5 (4.07%) OO
4 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
5 4 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.44%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.44%) Scrum
6 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) C#
2 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.63%) Delphi
3 2 (1.63%) PHP
3 2 (1.63%) VBScript
3 2 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.82%) MCSE
4 14 (11.38%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.32%) MCP
5 9 (7.32%) MCITP
6 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.44%) Degree
7 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.76%) XenApp
5 11 (8.94%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.50%) vSphere
7 7 (5.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.44%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.81%) XenServer
11 1 (0.81%) NFS
11 1 (0.81%) UAG
11 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) SCCM
2 9 (7.32%) SCOM
3 7 (5.69%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.88%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.07%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.63%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.63%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) OpenView
7 1 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 75 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.96%) VMware
3 29 (23.58%) Citrix
4 24 (19.51%) HP
5 17 (13.82%) Cisco
6 11 (8.94%) Symantec
7 10 (8.13%) McAfee
8 9 (7.32%) Oracle
9 6 (4.88%) EMC
9 6 (4.88%) Remedy
9 6 (4.88%) Avaya
10 5 (4.07%) Dell
10 5 (4.07%) Intel
11 4 (3.25%) Mercator
11 4 (3.25%) Juniper
11 4 (3.25%) RightFax
12 3 (2.44%) Sophos
12 3 (2.44%) IronPort
12 3 (2.44%) NetApp
12 3 (2.44%) Apple
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