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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 26 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.88% 5.98% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.00% 33.33% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £143 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -20.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+11.08% -12.91%
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
20 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.50% 17.95% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate £275 £213 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 3 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
MS Exchange
West Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) XenServer
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (20.00%) Local Government
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Server Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec