The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 22 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.63% 15.38% 3.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.46% 42.11% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£258 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £160 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £380 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Application Platforms Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
13 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.04% 36.54% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
Average daily rate £408 £318 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) MCP
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) assyst
9 2 (15.38%) Front Office
9 2 (15.38%) Change Management
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) SLA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) VMware