The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.23% 0.78% 3.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 2.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year
- -7.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.86% 29.69% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate £388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Watford region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Watford

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Watford region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

MS Exchange
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec