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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.68% 3.89% 7.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 20.97% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Average daily rate
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£225 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £244 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £352 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
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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
68 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.99% 18.56% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 40
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Intel
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Degree

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) VCP5
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Intel
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Websense
4 1 (12.50%) Wyse
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) IronPort
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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