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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 16 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.13% 5.45% 3.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.46% 37.50% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.80%
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
13 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.74% 14.55% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate £300 £185 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 2014. 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
Lichfield - 3 £190 -
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 - -
Cannock - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
MS Exchange
West Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
9 1 (10.00%) SLA
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco
9 1 (10.00%) Dell
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (10.00%) Avaya
9 1 (10.00%) NetApp
9 1 (10.00%) Firmware
9 1 (10.00%) VPN
9 1 (10.00%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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