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 20 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 41 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.45% 4.43% 5.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 22.95% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Average daily rate
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£190 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £310 £298
% change year-on-year
-8.46% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
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 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.44%
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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
75 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.68% 19.30% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 24
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £12.94 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.07% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 20 November 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 20 November 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
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) ADSL
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Websense
5 1 (12.50%) Wyse
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) IronPort
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco