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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 339 291 257
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -34
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 304 345 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% 3.74% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 174 225
Average daily rate
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£291 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 62
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.00 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -49 290 £288 -11.46% 115
London +14 131 £300 -9.09% 33
South East -5 68 £300 -22.58% 27
Hampshire +9 28 £301 -14.05% 9
City of London +22 24 £250 -23.66% 7
South West -37 24 £300 +7.14% 16
East of England -19 19 £190 +7.04% 6
Yorkshire +5 18 £320 +16.36% 4
North West -9 18 £320 +39.13% 16
Oxfordshire +3 13 £175 -46.15%
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £318 -2.30% 4
Hook - 13 £310 - 2
Scotland -15 11 £350 +64.70% 3
West Midlands -28 11 £253 +1.00% 5
West Yorkshire +6 10 £350 +27.27%
Cheshire +5 9 - - 3
Leeds +4 9 £350 +27.27%
Milton Keynes -2 8 £318 -2.30% 2
East Midlands -2 8 £110 -56.00% 7
Farnborough +2 7 £166 - 1
Bristol -8 7 £320 - 4
Hertfordshire -24 7 £270 +157.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £275 - 2
Wiltshire -4 6 - - 2
Manchester -12 6 £320 -1.53% 12
Edinburgh -3 5 £370 -7.50%
Birmingham -9 5 £310 +10.80% 1
Gloucester -12 5 £150 -36.84% 1
Gloucestershire -18 5 £150 -36.84% 5
South Yorkshire +10 4 £125 - 2

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 605 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 502 (82.98%) Windows
3 433 (71.57%) Active Directory
4 362 (59.83%) Microsoft
5 360 (59.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 352 (58.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 292 (48.26%) VMware
8 271 (44.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 237 (39.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 178 (29.42%) Citrix
11 171 (28.26%) Windows 7
12 152 (25.12%) DNS
13 146 (24.13%) MS Excel
14 143 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 138 (22.81%) Windows XP
16 135 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 134 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 132 (21.82%) DHCP
19 121 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 105 (17.36%) SAN
21 101 (16.69%) Symantec
22 100 (16.53%) MS Office
23 96 (15.87%) Cisco
24 87 (14.38%) Security Cleared
25 85 (14.05%) Blackberry
25 85 (14.05%) Migration
26 84 (13.88%) XenApp
27 83 (13.72%) SQL Server
27 83 (13.72%) SharePoint
28 80 (13.22%) MCSE

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 605 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 360 (59.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 237 (39.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 121 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 83 (13.72%) SharePoint
6 75 (12.40%) Lync
7 53 (8.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 47 (7.77%) IIS
9 23 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 11 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
13 10 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (1.49%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.66%) Zimbra
16 3 (0.50%) Documentum
17 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
18 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 146 (24.13%) MS Excel
2 100 (16.53%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.42%) Office 365
2 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (25.12%) DNS
2 132 (21.82%) DHCP
3 105 (17.36%) SAN
4 74 (12.23%) TCP/IP
5 72 (11.90%) Firewall
6 66 (10.91%) WAN
7 55 (9.09%) LAN
8 40 (6.61%) Wireless
9 24 (3.97%) NAS
10 21 (3.47%) Internet
11 20 (3.31%) VoIP
11 20 (3.31%) VPN
12 18 (2.98%) SMTP
13 16 (2.64%) VLAN
14 15 (2.48%) Unified Communications
15 14 (2.31%) X.400
15 14 (2.31%) X.500
16 11 (1.82%) S/MIME
17 8 (1.32%) LDAP
17 8 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (0.99%) EDMS
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) MSI
2 4 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 57 (9.42%) Finance
2 26 (4.30%) Banking
3 21 (3.47%) Advertising
4 19 (3.14%) Marketing
5 16 (2.64%) French Language
6 14 (2.31%) Mandarin Language
6 14 (2.31%) Spanish Language
7 13 (2.15%) Retail
8 12 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.82%) Legal
10 9 (1.49%) Publishing
10 9 (1.49%) Law
10 9 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.32%) Military
12 7 (1.16%) Local Government
13 6 (0.99%) Back Office
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 111 (18.35%) Analyst
2 83 (13.72%) Support Engineer
3 77 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 54 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 44 (7.27%) Administrator
7 41 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 40 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
9 38 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (6.12%) Consultant
11 34 (5.62%) Server Engineer
12 32 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 32 (5.29%) Desktop Support
13 31 (5.12%) Technical Support
14 29 (4.79%) Architect
15 21 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (3.47%) Service Analyst
15 21 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (3.14%) Messaging Engineer
17 17 (2.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.99%) Middleware
2 5 (0.83%) JSP
3 4 (0.66%) .NET
4 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.33%) Ajax
4 2 (0.33%) WCF
4 2 (0.33%) HTML
4 2 (0.33%) Web Services
4 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) XML
5 1 (0.17%) MAPI
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.05%) Blackberry
2 32 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.63%) Clustering
4 15 (2.48%) Replication
5 11 (1.82%) PKI
5 11 (1.82%) EqualLogic
6 10 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.32%) iPhone
8 7 (1.16%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.99%) iPad
10 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.83%) NHS
10 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.50%) PDA
12 2 (0.33%) iSeries
12 2 (0.33%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.33%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.33%) AS400
13 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 502 (82.98%) Windows
2 352 (58.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 271 (44.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 171 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 138 (22.81%) Windows XP
6 134 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (8.43%) Windows 8
8 24 (3.97%) Linux
9 21 (3.47%) Windows Vista
10 19 (3.14%) Windows 2000
10 19 (3.14%) Android
11 15 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.49%) UNIX
13 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.05%) Migration
2 79 (13.06%) ITIL
3 29 (4.79%) Change Management
3 29 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (3.14%) Service Delivery
5 13 (2.15%) Configuration Management
5 13 (2.15%) Change Control
5 13 (2.15%) Mentoring
6 11 (1.82%) Unit Testing
6 11 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 9 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (1.32%) Problem Management
9 6 (0.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (0.99%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (0.99%) Document Management
10 5 (0.83%) Test Scripting
10 5 (0.83%) Asset Management
10 5 (0.83%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (0.83%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.56%) PowerShell
2 63 (10.41%) SQL
3 31 (5.12%) VBScript
4 21 (3.47%) VB
5 8 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.99%) Perl
6 6 (0.99%) C
7 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.33%) C#
9 1 (0.17%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 135 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 80 (13.22%) MCSE
4 54 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 47 (7.77%) MCITP
6 33 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 33 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (5.12%) MCP
8 27 (4.46%) CCNA
8 27 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (3.14%) MCSA
9 19 (3.14%) Degree
10 15 (2.48%) MCTS
11 13 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.98%) CCNP
13 11 (1.82%) CCA
14 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.66%) VCP5
16 4 (0.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.63%) SLA
2 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 433 (71.57%) Active Directory
2 143 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (13.88%) XenApp
4 68 (11.24%) Hyper-V
5 61 (10.08%) vSphere
6 57 (9.42%) VMware ESX
7 24 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (3.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 19 (3.14%) XenServer
10 11 (1.82%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.49%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.32%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.16%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.99%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.83%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.83%) vCloud
15 5 (0.83%) UAG
16 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 61 (10.08%) Backup Exec
2 50 (8.26%) SCCM
3 36 (5.95%) SCOM
4 29 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 23 (3.80%) NetBackup
6 19 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (2.98%) ARCserve
8 16 (2.64%) HP SIM
9 11 (1.82%) WSUS
10 8 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.66%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (0.50%) MOM
13 3 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 362 (59.83%) Microsoft
2 292 (48.26%) VMware
3 178 (29.42%) Citrix
4 101 (16.69%) Symantec
5 96 (15.87%) Cisco
6 78 (12.89%) HP
7 36 (5.95%) NetApp
8 33 (5.45%) EMC
9 32 (5.29%) Apple
10 29 (4.79%) SolarWinds
11 24 (3.97%) Juniper
12 22 (3.64%) Dell
13 21 (3.47%) Meru Networks
14 20 (3.31%) Oracle
15 18 (2.98%) CheckPoint
16 17 (2.81%) CA
17 15 (2.48%) IronPort
18 13 (2.15%) Veeam
19 12 (1.98%) Cyber-Ark
19 12 (1.98%) CommVault
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