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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 32 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.23% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.76% 1.23% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £370 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
MS Exchange
Hampshire

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
41 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.29% 19.01% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 53
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) IronPort
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec