The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 113 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 10 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.12% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 6.54% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Average daily rate
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£263 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £179 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2007
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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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
469 367 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.46% 17.12% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 208 193
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.20 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Birmingham -7 5 £310 +10.80% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £248 -
Solihull +1 1 £200 +25.00%
Coventry - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (66.67%) Citrix
6 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
6 7 (58.33%) XenApp
7 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (41.67%) XenServer
9 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (33.33%) HP
9 4 (33.33%) SAN
9 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (25.00%) ITIL
10 3 (25.00%) Juniper
10 3 (25.00%) Symantec
10 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (25.00%) vSphere
10 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
11 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) S/MIME
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) IMAP
3 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) Solaris
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
2 7 (58.33%) XenApp
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (41.67%) XenServer
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint