The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.63% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 9.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
MS Exchange
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.79% 8.66% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 7
Average daily rate £398 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £282 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tamworth - 1 - - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
MS Exchange
West Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) XenServer
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Server Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £25000 per annum + pension scheme, healthcare.
Posted: 6 days ago