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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 110 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.22% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 1.61% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£319 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -16.66%
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
406 310 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.74% 13.80% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 178 146
Average daily rate £385 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.48 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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
Birmingham -6 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £213 -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) AS400
7 1 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (14.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) HP APS
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR