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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 381 331 251
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -80
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 197 243 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 2.82% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 107 127
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 85
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £26.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+63.79% -23.68%

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
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -50 187 £325 +12.06% 104
London -4 87 £375 +27.11% 40
South East -6 48 £320 -14.66% 18
City of London +12 25 £375 +25.00% 13
East of England +6 17 £257 +41.79% 15
South West -33 13 £325 +30.00% 12
Berkshire -7 10 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £296 -8.84% 3
Hampshire -15 10 £323 +17.27% 5
Oxfordshire -13 8 £325 +22.64% 2
Essex +14 7 £257 +2.80% 3
Scotland -13 7 £120 -44.82% 6
Cheshire +6 6 £325 - 2
Surrey +4 6 - - 3
Dorset +2 6 £258 - 2
North West -6 6 £325 +44.44% 4
Yorkshire -16 6 £300 +16.50% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £300 -
East Midlands +18 5 £313 - 1
Bournemouth +3 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire -6 5 £338 - 7
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £325 +79.31% 4
Oxford - 5 - -
West Midlands -1 4 £306 +45.83% 3
Milton Keynes -10 4 £318 -2.30% 2
Hook - 4 £351 -
Reading +6 3 - - 1
Cambridge -3 3 - - 3
Birmingham -4 3 £313 -
Wiltshire -4 3 - - 1

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 509 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 402 (78.98%) Windows
3 355 (69.74%) Active Directory
4 313 (61.49%) Microsoft
5 297 (58.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 284 (55.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 233 (45.78%) VMware
8 217 (42.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 172 (33.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 146 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 138 (27.11%) Citrix
12 129 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 120 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 116 (22.79%) DNS
15 104 (20.43%) MS Excel
15 104 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 100 (19.65%) Migration
17 97 (19.06%) ITIL
18 94 (18.47%) Windows 7
19 89 (17.49%) Office 365
20 86 (16.90%) SharePoint
21 85 (16.70%) Hyper-V
22 84 (16.50%) SAN
23 82 (16.11%) DHCP
24 81 (15.91%) Cisco
25 79 (15.52%) Windows XP
25 79 (15.52%) PowerShell
26 78 (15.32%) SQL
26 78 (15.32%) MS Office
27 77 (15.13%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 509 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 297 (58.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 172 (33.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 129 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 86 (16.90%) SharePoint
6 73 (14.34%) Lync
7 60 (11.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (8.25%) IIS
9 34 (6.68%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
12 7 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 5 (0.98%) Apache
14 4 (0.79%) nginx
15 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 104 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 78 (15.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (17.49%) Office 365
2 21 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.38%) IaaS
5 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.79%) PaaS
7 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 116 (22.79%) DNS
2 84 (16.50%) SAN
3 82 (16.11%) DHCP
4 72 (14.15%) Firewall
5 58 (11.39%) TCP/IP
6 48 (9.43%) LAN
7 45 (8.84%) WAN
8 37 (7.27%) VLAN
9 33 (6.48%) NAS
10 30 (5.89%) VPN
11 23 (4.52%) SMTP
11 23 (4.52%) LDAP
11 23 (4.52%) Wireless
12 16 (3.14%) VoIP
13 12 (2.36%) Unified Communications
13 12 (2.36%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.16%) Internet
15 10 (1.96%) NetScaler
15 10 (1.96%) MPLS
16 8 (1.57%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.79%) MySQL
6 3 (0.59%) EDMS
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.39%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (11.98%) Finance
2 23 (4.52%) Banking
3 14 (2.75%) Advertising
3 14 (2.75%) Retail
4 11 (2.16%) Publishing
4 11 (2.16%) Marketing
5 9 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.57%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.18%) Local Government
9 3 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (17.49%) Analyst
2 85 (16.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 69 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 50 (9.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 39 (7.66%) Consultant
6 36 (7.07%) Server Engineer
7 30 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (5.89%) Support Analyst
8 25 (4.91%) Architect
8 25 (4.91%) Administrator
9 23 (4.52%) Desktop Support
10 22 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Service Analyst
12 18 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (3.14%) IT Support
13 16 (3.14%) Messaging Analyst
14 15 (2.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.38%) Middleware
2 6 (1.18%) .NET
3 4 (0.79%) libvirt
4 3 (0.59%) HTML
4 3 (0.59%) MAPI
4 3 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.39%) Ajax
5 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.39%) WCF
5 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.39%) CSS
5 2 (0.39%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.13%) Blackberry
2 47 (9.23%) Clustering
3 33 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.11%) Replication
5 13 (2.55%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.38%) iPad
6 7 (1.38%) iPhone
7 6 (1.18%) PKI
8 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.79%) iSeries
9 4 (0.79%) NHS
9 4 (0.79%) AS400
10 3 (0.59%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.39%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.20%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 402 (78.98%) Windows
2 284 (55.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 217 (42.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 146 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (18.47%) Windows 7
6 79 (15.52%) Windows XP
7 36 (7.07%) Windows 8
8 23 (4.52%) Linux
9 12 (2.36%) Windows Vista
9 12 (2.36%) Android
9 12 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (2.36%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.36%) UNIX
10 10 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.59%) MVS
14 2 (0.39%) Solaris
14 2 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (19.65%) Migration
2 97 (19.06%) ITIL
3 36 (7.07%) Change Management
4 35 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (4.72%) Mentoring
6 17 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (2.95%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.55%) Configuration Management
9 11 (2.16%) Service Delivery
10 10 (1.96%) ITIL V3
10 10 (1.96%) Problem Management
11 8 (1.57%) Load Balancing
11 8 (1.57%) Change Control
12 7 (1.38%) Business Continuity
12 7 (1.38%) Workflow
12 7 (1.38%) CRM
12 7 (1.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (1.38%) Unit Testing
13 6 (1.18%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 78 (15.32%) SQL
3 18 (3.54%) VBScript
4 8 (1.57%) Perl
5 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.98%) Python
7 4 (0.79%) Ruby
7 4 (0.79%) VB
8 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.39%) C#
8 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.20%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (13.56%) MCSE
3 50 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 38 (7.47%) SC Cleared
5 30 (5.89%) MCP
6 24 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.72%) MCITP
7 23 (4.52%) CCNA
8 22 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.73%) MCTS
10 16 (3.14%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.14%) MCSA
11 9 (1.77%) CCNP
11 9 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.38%) Degree
13 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.18%) CCA
14 5 (0.98%) CCEA
15 4 (0.79%) MCDST
15 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 355 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 120 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 51 (10.02%) vSphere
5 49 (9.63%) XenApp
6 30 (5.89%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 14 (2.75%) DFS Replication
8 14 (2.75%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.55%) Xen
10 11 (2.16%) VMware Server
10 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.38%) XenServer
12 5 (0.98%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.79%) Postfix
13 4 (0.79%) Docker
13 4 (0.79%) vCloud
14 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (7.47%) SCCM
2 28 (5.50%) Backup Exec
3 21 (4.13%) SCOM
4 20 (3.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (3.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (2.95%) ARCserve
6 15 (2.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (2.55%) HP SIM
8 12 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.98%) WSUS
10 4 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.79%) Salt
10 4 (0.79%) Puppet
10 4 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.79%) Nagios
11 3 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.59%) Foglight
Vendors
1 313 (61.49%) Microsoft
2 233 (45.78%) VMware
3 138 (27.11%) Citrix
4 81 (15.91%) Cisco
5 56 (11.00%) HP
6 53 (10.41%) Symantec
7 51 (10.02%) NetApp
8 23 (4.52%) Veeam
9 16 (3.14%) Dell
10 15 (2.95%) EMC
10 15 (2.95%) CA
11 13 (2.55%) IronPort
12 11 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.96%) Lotus
14 9 (1.77%) Oracle
14 9 (1.77%) Avaya
15 8 (1.57%) Kaspersky
15 8 (1.57%) Sophos
15 8 (1.57%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.57%) McAfee
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