The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 494 407 355
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -52
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 132 206 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 2.21% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 118 107
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £318 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +11.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 30
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.10 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.80 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £22.69 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-51.52% +51.26%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
England -73 121 £338 -10.00% 51
London -32 46 £300 -26.15% 16
South East -12 27 £350 - 12
South West +16 22 £350 -7.59% 7
Wiltshire +13 20 £350 - 2
Swindon +9 14 £375 -
North West -12 11 £388 +19.23% 3
City of London +19 9 £354 -21.38% 4
Scotland -4 8 £300 +21.21% 2
Yorkshire -21 7 £210 -44.00% 5
Berkshire +8 6 £353 - 2
West Sussex +2 5 £408 -2.97%
Cheshire -7 5 £425 +30.76%
West Yorkshire -11 5 £210 -47.50% 5
Chippenham - 5 £120 - 2
Crawley - 5 £408 -
Leeds -10 4 £120 -70.00% 3
Glasgow +10 3 £313 -16.66% 2
Birmingham -2 3 £220 -29.60%
Reading -3 3 £175 - 2
Surrey -9 3 £350 - 3
West Midlands -13 3 £220 -28.16%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £150 -
Sidcup - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £353 -
Manchester - 3 - - 3
Ilford +6 2 - -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £325 - 3
Essex -4 2 £187 -27.23% 1
East of England -17 2 £187 -27.23% 5

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 259 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 211 (81.47%) Windows
3 174 (67.18%) Active Directory
4 155 (59.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 148 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 127 (49.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 126 (48.65%) Windows Server
8 103 (39.77%) VMware
9 93 (35.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (35.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 83 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (28.57%) Citrix
12 72 (27.80%) Migration
13 66 (25.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 60 (23.17%) Office 365
15 59 (22.78%) Windows 7
15 59 (22.78%) DNS
16 57 (22.01%) MS Office
17 52 (20.08%) ITIL
18 50 (19.31%) SQL Server
19 47 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (17.37%) MS Excel
21 44 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (15.83%) Cisco
22 41 (15.83%) TCP/IP
23 40 (15.44%) vSphere
24 39 (15.06%) PowerShell
24 39 (15.06%) Skype for Business
24 39 (15.06%) DHCP
24 39 (15.06%) Windows XP

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 259 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 155 (59.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (35.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (25.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 39 (15.06%) Skype for Business
6 32 (12.36%) SharePoint
7 16 (6.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (4.63%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (3.47%) IIS
10 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (22.01%) MS Office
2 45 (17.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.16%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (23.17%) Office 365
2 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.93%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.54%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.16%) IaaS
5 3 (1.16%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.16%) PaaS
5 3 (1.16%) Yammer
6 2 (0.77%) GitHub
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 59 (22.78%) DNS
2 41 (15.83%) TCP/IP
3 39 (15.06%) DHCP
4 34 (13.13%) Firewall
5 30 (11.58%) SAN
6 22 (8.49%) LAN
6 22 (8.49%) VPN
6 22 (8.49%) WAN
7 18 (6.95%) Wireless
8 17 (6.56%) Internet
9 13 (5.02%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (4.63%) VLAN
11 9 (3.47%) Skype
12 8 (3.09%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.09%) VoIP
13 5 (1.93%) WebEx
14 4 (1.54%) Intranet
14 4 (1.54%) NAS
15 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
15 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (10.42%) Finance
2 15 (5.79%) Banking
3 13 (5.02%) Law
4 6 (2.32%) German Language
4 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Advertising
6 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.16%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Local Government
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (20.85%) Analyst
2 47 (18.15%) Support Engineer
3 31 (11.97%) Consultant
4 27 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.27%) Exchange Engineer
6 23 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.88%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (5.79%) Desktop Support
8 15 (5.79%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (5.41%) Office 365 Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Exchange Consultant
10 13 (5.02%) Service Analyst
10 13 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (4.63%) Server Support
12 11 (4.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (4.25%) Messaging Engineer
12 11 (4.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.32%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.16%) XML
2 3 (1.16%) XML Messaging
3 2 (0.77%) CSS
3 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.67%) Blackberry
2 25 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.72%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.41%) Clustering
5 10 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.32%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) AS400
7 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.54%) iPhone
7 4 (1.54%) NHS
8 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.16%) PDA
8 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) iSeries
9 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 211 (81.47%) Windows
2 127 (49.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (48.65%) Windows Server
4 93 (35.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (22.78%) Windows 7
7 39 (15.06%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.18%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.79%) Windows Vista
10 11 (4.25%) Linux
11 9 (3.47%) Android
12 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.32%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.93%) Unix
15 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.77%) AIX
16 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.80%) Migration
2 52 (20.08%) ITIL
3 15 (5.79%) Service Delivery
4 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.02%) Change Management
6 9 (3.47%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.09%) Presales
8 7 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 7 (2.70%) Project Management
9 6 (2.32%) CRM
9 6 (2.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (1.93%) Data Protection
10 5 (1.93%) PRINCE2
10 5 (1.93%) Time Management
11 4 (1.54%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.54%) Data Migration
11 4 (1.54%) ITSM
11 4 (1.54%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.54%) Patch Management
12 3 (1.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.06%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.27%) SQL
3 3 (1.16%) C
4 2 (0.77%) Perl
4 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (15.06%) MCSE
3 20 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (7.34%) MCSA
5 15 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.02%) MCP
6 13 (5.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.86%) CCNA
7 10 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.86%) MCITP
8 8 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.93%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.54%) MCDST
10 4 (1.54%) MCTS
10 4 (1.54%) VCP5
11 3 (1.16%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.77%) Degree
12 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.16%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (67.18%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.44%) vSphere
4 37 (14.29%) XenApp
5 25 (9.65%) VMware ESX
6 24 (9.27%) Hyper-V
7 16 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (5.41%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.54%) XenServer
11 3 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.16%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.77%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.77%) Postfix
12 2 (0.77%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (11.20%) SCCM
2 13 (5.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (3.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 10 (3.86%) SCOM
3 10 (3.86%) WSUS
4 9 (3.47%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.93%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.54%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.54%) vMotion
7 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.77%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.77%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 148 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 103 (39.77%) VMware
3 74 (28.57%) Citrix
4 41 (15.83%) Cisco
5 29 (11.20%) Symantec
6 27 (10.42%) NetApp
7 25 (9.65%) Dell
8 24 (9.27%) HP
9 14 (5.41%) EMC
10 10 (3.86%) IronPort
10 10 (3.86%) Sophos
11 6 (2.32%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (2.32%) Google
11 6 (2.32%) IBM
11 6 (2.32%) Remedy
11 6 (2.32%) Veritas
12 5 (1.93%) Adobe
12 5 (1.93%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.93%) Oracle
12 5 (1.93%) RightFax
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