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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 356 288 260
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -28
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 277 351 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 3.80% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 181 209
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 65
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £24.40 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -13.87%

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
10113 9239 10008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.68% 17.54% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6178 5514 5631
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 369 506
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -62 269 £275 -15.38% 104
London +6 127 £300 -7.69% 33
South East -39 60 £300 -25.00% 19
Hampshire +10 28 £305 -12.74% 3
City of London +20 22 £250 -24.52% 7
South West -28 20 £235 -28.78% 9
East of England -17 19 £190 -14.12% 16
Yorkshire +3 17 £313 +13.63% 11
North West -19 14 - - 9
Hook - 14 £315 -
Oxfordshire 0 12 £175 -46.15%
West Yorkshire -5 10 £350 +27.27% 5
Leeds +3 9 £350 +27.27% 4
Cheshire +2 9 - - 3
East Midlands 0 9 £120 -52.00% 5
West Midlands -26 9 £248 -1.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £318 -9.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £300 - 8
Farnborough 0 6 £166 - 1
Scotland -13 6 £360 +69.41% 5
Hertfordshire -23 6 £270 +157.14% 5
South Yorkshire +10 5 £125 - 5
Milton Keynes +2 5 £318 -15.33% 1
Edinburgh -6 5 £370 +68.56% 1
Essex -7 5 £169 -50.00% 3
Gloucester -11 5 £150 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 5 £150 - 1
Northamptonshire +4 4 £120 -64.17% 5
Colchester -1 4 £168 - 2
Wiltshire -3 4 - - 2

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 601 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 496 (82.53%) Windows
3 427 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 372 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 368 (61.23%) Microsoft
6 350 (58.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 286 (47.59%) VMware
8 271 (45.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 243 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 180 (29.95%) Citrix
11 166 (27.62%) Windows 7
12 149 (24.79%) DNS
13 148 (24.63%) MS Excel
14 143 (23.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 141 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 139 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 132 (21.96%) Windows XP
18 128 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2013
19 127 (21.13%) DHCP
20 105 (17.47%) SAN
21 100 (16.64%) Symantec
22 93 (15.47%) Cisco
23 91 (15.14%) MS Office
24 90 (14.98%) Blackberry
24 90 (14.98%) Migration
25 89 (14.81%) Security Cleared
26 85 (14.14%) MCSE
27 83 (13.81%) SharePoint
27 83 (13.81%) PowerShell
28 82 (13.64%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 601 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 372 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 243 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 128 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 83 (13.81%) SharePoint
6 72 (11.98%) Lync
7 54 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 43 (7.15%) IIS
9 24 (3.99%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (2.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2000
13 8 (1.33%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.50%) Documentum
14 3 (0.50%) Zimbra
15 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 148 (24.63%) MS Excel
2 91 (15.14%) 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 63 (10.48%) Office 365
2 8 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (24.79%) DNS
2 127 (21.13%) DHCP
3 105 (17.47%) SAN
4 74 (12.31%) Firewall
5 72 (11.98%) TCP/IP
6 67 (11.15%) WAN
7 57 (9.48%) LAN
8 40 (6.66%) Wireless
9 25 (4.16%) NAS
10 21 (3.49%) Internet
10 21 (3.49%) VoIP
10 21 (3.49%) SMTP
11 20 (3.33%) VPN
12 16 (2.66%) VLAN
13 15 (2.50%) Unified Communications
14 14 (2.33%) X.400
14 14 (2.33%) X.500
15 11 (1.83%) S/MIME
16 9 (1.50%) LDAP
17 8 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.00%) EDMS
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.16%) MSI
2 4 (0.67%) 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 60 (9.98%) Finance
2 25 (4.16%) Banking
3 23 (3.83%) Advertising
4 21 (3.49%) Marketing
5 16 (2.66%) French Language
6 14 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
6 14 (2.33%) Spanish Language
7 13 (2.16%) Retail
8 12 (2.00%) Legal
8 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.33%) Military
10 8 (1.33%) Publishing
11 7 (1.16%) Law
11 7 (1.16%) Local Government
12 6 (1.00%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (17.80%) Analyst
2 85 (14.14%) Support Engineer
3 77 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 52 (8.65%) Support Analyst
6 46 (7.65%) Administrator
7 42 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
8 40 (6.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (6.32%) Consultant
9 38 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
10 35 (5.82%) Server Engineer
11 31 (5.16%) Technical Support
12 30 (4.99%) Desktop Support
12 30 (4.99%) Architect
13 29 (4.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 22 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 21 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (3.49%) Service Analyst
16 20 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
17 16 (2.66%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.16%) Middleware
2 5 (0.83%) JSP
3 4 (0.67%) .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%) MAPI
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) XML
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.98%) Blackberry
2 34 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.83%) Clustering
4 17 (2.83%) Replication
5 12 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.83%) PKI
6 11 (1.83%) EqualLogic
7 9 (1.50%) iPhone
8 7 (1.16%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.16%) iPad
9 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.67%) NHS
11 2 (0.33%) iSeries
11 2 (0.33%) PDA
11 2 (0.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.33%) AS400
12 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 496 (82.53%) Windows
2 350 (58.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 271 (45.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 166 (27.62%) Windows 7
5 139 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 132 (21.96%) Windows XP
7 50 (8.32%) Windows 8
8 25 (4.16%) Linux
9 21 (3.49%) Windows Vista
9 21 (3.49%) Android
10 16 (2.66%) Windows 2000
11 15 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.50%) UNIX
13 7 (1.16%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.50%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (14.98%) Migration
2 78 (12.98%) ITIL
3 32 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (4.99%) Change Management
5 17 (2.83%) Service Delivery
6 15 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 15 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.16%) Change Control
9 12 (2.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (1.50%) Problem Management
10 9 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (1.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (1.16%) Business Continuity
13 6 (1.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (1.00%) Document Management
14 5 (0.83%) Workflow
14 5 (0.83%) Performance Management
14 5 (0.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.81%) PowerShell
2 66 (10.98%) SQL
3 31 (5.16%) VBScript
4 21 (3.49%) VB
5 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.16%) C
7 6 (1.00%) Perl
8 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.33%) C#
10 1 (0.17%) Java
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 143 (23.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 85 (14.14%) MCSE
4 55 (9.15%) SC Cleared
5 51 (8.49%) MCITP
6 34 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 32 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (5.16%) MCP
9 27 (4.49%) CCNA
9 27 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (3.33%) MCTS
11 19 (3.16%) Degree
12 18 (3.00%) MCSA
13 13 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.00%) CCNP
15 10 (1.66%) CCA
16 8 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.67%) VCP5
18 4 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 427 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 141 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (13.64%) XenApp
4 76 (12.65%) Hyper-V
5 59 (9.82%) vSphere
6 53 (8.82%) VMware ESX
7 22 (3.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 21 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.16%) XenServer
10 11 (1.83%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.50%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.16%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.00%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.83%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.83%) vCloud
14 5 (0.83%) UAG
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (9.98%) Backup Exec
2 46 (7.65%) SCCM
3 35 (5.82%) SCOM
4 30 (4.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 24 (3.99%) NetBackup
6 20 (3.33%) ARCserve
6 20 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (3.00%) HP SIM
7 18 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.66%) WSUS
9 8 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.67%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.67%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (0.50%) MOM
12 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 368 (61.23%) Microsoft
2 286 (47.59%) VMware
3 180 (29.95%) Citrix
4 100 (16.64%) Symantec
5 93 (15.47%) Cisco
6 77 (12.81%) HP
7 39 (6.49%) NetApp
8 33 (5.49%) EMC
9 31 (5.16%) Apple
10 29 (4.83%) SolarWinds
11 24 (3.99%) Juniper
12 23 (3.83%) Dell
13 21 (3.49%) Meru Networks
14 20 (3.33%) Oracle
14 20 (3.33%) CA
15 18 (3.00%) Veeam
16 17 (2.83%) CheckPoint
16 17 (2.83%) IronPort
17 12 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
17 12 (2.00%) Red Hat
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