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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 339 289 275
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -14
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 280 315 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 3.45% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 164 137
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.33% +36.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 76
Average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £16.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.48% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.88 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+56.48% -19.44%

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
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -41 270 £325 -7.14% 79
London 0 125 £331 +0.37% 21
South East -31 74 £350 -6.66% 16
East of England -3 27 £255 +2.00% 6
City of London -8 27 £320 -8.57% 6
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £350 +4.47% 5
South West -33 17 £325 +8.33% 17
West Sussex +7 15 £375 - 1
Surrey +6 15 £350 -14.11% 3
Milton Keynes -11 12 £350 - 4
Essex -7 11 £255 +2.00%
Hampshire -10 11 £323 -7.85% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £325 +52.94% 2
Hook -9 8 £351 -
East Midlands +12 7 £300 -7.69% 1
Scotland -14 7 £105 -58.37% 2
North West -21 7 £200 +6.66% 4
Cheshire +12 6 £200 - 2
Cambridge +5 6 £110 -48.23% 2
West Midlands -4 6 £306 +45.83% 2
Bournemouth - 6 - -
Dorset - 6 - -
Oxfordshire -19 5 £425 +60.37% 1
Gloucestershire -24 5 £325 +44.44% 2
North East -28 5 £255 -36.37% 4
Berkshire -46 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Colchester +3 4 £150 -
Kent +2 4 £428 +113.75% 1
Gloucester -6 4 £325 +116.66% 1
West Yorkshire -15 4 £296 -25.93% 4

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 569 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 456 (80.14%) Windows
3 397 (69.77%) Active Directory
4 344 (60.46%) Microsoft
5 328 (57.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 328 (57.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 275 (48.33%) VMware
7 244 (42.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 191 (33.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 160 (28.12%) Citrix
10 158 (27.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 139 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 138 (24.25%) DNS
13 131 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 127 (22.32%) MS Excel
15 121 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 120 (21.09%) Windows 7
17 108 (18.98%) DHCP
18 105 (18.45%) ITIL
19 98 (17.22%) SAN
20 95 (16.70%) Migration
21 92 (16.17%) Windows XP
22 90 (15.82%) SharePoint
22 90 (15.82%) Cisco
22 90 (15.82%) Blackberry
23 89 (15.64%) Office 365
24 88 (15.47%) MS Office
25 87 (15.29%) Hyper-V
26 85 (14.94%) SQL
27 82 (14.41%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 569 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 328 (57.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (33.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 139 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 90 (15.82%) SharePoint
6 76 (13.36%) Lync
7 66 (11.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (7.21%) IIS
9 32 (5.62%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 6 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.88%) Apache
13 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.70%) nginx
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 127 (22.32%) MS Excel
2 88 (15.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 89 (15.64%) Office 365
2 15 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.53%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (24.25%) DNS
2 108 (18.98%) DHCP
3 98 (17.22%) SAN
4 77 (13.53%) Firewall
5 67 (11.78%) TCP/IP
6 49 (8.61%) WAN
6 49 (8.61%) LAN
7 33 (5.80%) Wireless
7 33 (5.80%) VLAN
8 32 (5.62%) NAS
9 28 (4.92%) SMTP
10 24 (4.22%) VPN
11 22 (3.87%) VoIP
12 19 (3.34%) LDAP
13 17 (2.99%) Internet
14 13 (2.28%) Unified Communications
15 12 (2.11%) IP Telephony
16 10 (1.76%) WLAN
16 10 (1.76%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.70%) MySQL
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.53%) EDMS
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (12.13%) Finance
2 23 (4.04%) Banking
3 18 (3.16%) Advertising
4 16 (2.81%) Retail
5 14 (2.46%) Marketing
6 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.76%) Legal
8 9 (1.58%) Publishing
8 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.05%) Local Government
10 4 (0.70%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
11 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (18.63%) Analyst
2 94 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 76 (13.36%) Support Engineer
4 51 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 45 (7.91%) Server Engineer
6 40 (7.03%) Support Analyst
7 38 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 38 (6.68%) Consultant
8 37 (6.50%) Administrator
9 30 (5.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 29 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (4.57%) Desktop Support
13 24 (4.22%) Architect
14 21 (3.69%) Service Analyst
14 21 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (2.99%) Technical Support
17 16 (2.81%) IT Support
17 16 (2.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.23%) Middleware
2 6 (1.05%) .NET
3 4 (0.70%) libvirt
4 3 (0.53%) HTML
4 3 (0.53%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.53%) MAPI
5 2 (0.35%) WCF
5 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.35%) Ajax
5 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.35%) CSS
5 2 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) JSP
6 1 (0.18%) COM
6 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.82%) Blackberry
2 43 (7.56%) Clustering
3 36 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.39%) Replication
5 13 (2.28%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.28%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.58%) iPhone
7 8 (1.41%) iPad
8 6 (1.05%) NHS
8 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.05%) PKI
9 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.70%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.35%) PDA
12 2 (0.35%) AS400
12 2 (0.35%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.35%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.35%) iSeries
13 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 456 (80.14%) Windows
2 328 (57.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 244 (42.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 158 (27.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (21.09%) Windows 7
6 92 (16.17%) Windows XP
7 50 (8.79%) Windows 8
8 31 (5.45%) Linux
9 18 (3.16%) Android
10 15 (2.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (2.46%) Windows 2000
11 14 (2.46%) UNIX
12 13 (2.28%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.11%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.88%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.45%) ITIL
2 95 (16.70%) Migration
3 37 (6.50%) Change Management
4 35 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (4.75%) Mentoring
6 17 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (2.81%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.28%) Configuration Management
9 11 (1.93%) Problem Management
10 10 (1.76%) ITIL V3
11 8 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (1.41%) Business Continuity
11 8 (1.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (1.41%) Workflow
12 7 (1.23%) Load Balancing
12 7 (1.23%) Network Load Balancing
12 7 (1.23%) Change Control
12 7 (1.23%) Unit Testing
13 6 (1.05%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.94%) SQL
2 82 (14.41%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.16%) VBScript
4 9 (1.58%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.23%) VB
5 7 (1.23%) Perl
6 5 (0.88%) Python
7 4 (0.70%) Ruby
8 3 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.35%) C#
9 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (13.18%) MCSE
3 66 (11.60%) Security Cleared
4 47 (8.26%) SC Cleared
5 33 (5.80%) MCITP
6 32 (5.62%) MCP
7 26 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (4.39%) CCNA
9 20 (3.51%) MCSA
9 20 (3.51%) MCTS
9 20 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (3.34%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.58%) Degree
11 9 (1.58%) CCNP
12 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.88%) MCDST
15 4 (0.70%) CCA
16 3 (0.53%) CCEA
17 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 397 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 131 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 63 (11.07%) XenApp
5 52 (9.14%) vSphere
6 43 (7.56%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 16 (2.81%) DFS Replication
8 16 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.28%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.28%) VMware Server
10 12 (2.11%) XenServer
10 12 (2.11%) Xen
11 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.88%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.88%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.88%) vCloud
13 4 (0.70%) Docker
13 4 (0.70%) UAG
13 4 (0.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 50 (8.79%) SCCM
2 39 (6.85%) Backup Exec
3 29 (5.10%) SCOM
4 26 (4.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 20 (3.51%) HP SIM
6 19 (3.34%) ARCserve
7 17 (2.99%) NetBackup
8 16 (2.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 16 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.23%) WSUS
10 5 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.70%) Salt
11 4 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.70%) Puppet
11 4 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.70%) Nagios
11 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 344 (60.46%) Microsoft
2 275 (48.33%) VMware
3 160 (28.12%) Citrix
4 90 (15.82%) Cisco
5 77 (13.53%) HP
6 70 (12.30%) Symantec
7 57 (10.02%) NetApp
8 25 (4.39%) Veeam
9 24 (4.22%) EMC
10 22 (3.87%) CA
11 18 (3.16%) Dell
12 16 (2.81%) SolarWinds
13 15 (2.64%) IronPort
13 15 (2.64%) Apple
14 14 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.11%) Oracle
15 12 (2.11%) Mitel
16 11 (1.93%) Kaspersky
16 11 (1.93%) Juniper
16 11 (1.93%) CheckPoint
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