The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.75% 0.81% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.10% 3.70% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 1
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£363 £253 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.56% -23.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
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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 Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
81 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.04% 21.89% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 18
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
1 34 (91.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (83.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (83.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (83.78%) MCSE
4 29 (78.38%) Intel
4 29 (78.38%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.11%) Lync
6 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (8.11%) Office 365
7 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.41%) vMotion
7 2 (5.41%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) FCoE
7 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) SCCM
7 2 (5.41%) SCOM
7 2 (5.41%) VCP4
7 2 (5.41%) vSphere
7 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 34 (91.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (83.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
1 2 (5.41%) FCoE
1 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Architect
1 28 (75.68%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (13.51%) Designer
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Network Support
5 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VBScript
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) MCSE
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) VCP4
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (78.38%) Intel
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Acronis
4 1 (2.70%) Lumension
4 1 (2.70%) Polycom
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint