The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Watford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.48% 2.33% 6.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 7.41% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£248 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.30% 31.40% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £260 £413 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +108.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £340 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £468 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) iPhone

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
1 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
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