The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Taunton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.60% 5.17% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.79% 27.59% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £357 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) MCITP
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) MCP
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) assyst
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) VMware