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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 122 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 1.16% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £220 £306 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £22.69 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-51.52% +51.26%
Exchange Server 2007
England

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
449 344 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 15.96% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 178 171
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 3 £220 -29.60%
Exchange Server 2007
England

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) German Language
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) arcserve
8 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) AS400
9 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
9 2 (16.67%) Logistics
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (16.67%) IBM
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) LAN
9 2 (16.67%) C

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCDST
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) arcserve
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) RightFax
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec