The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 72 81 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 59 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 1.49% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.99% 8.95% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 20
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£288 £330 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £118 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £268 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
MS Exchange
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
537 391 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.06% 16.62% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 192 123
Average daily rate £375 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 26
Average hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £25.30 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 -1 11 £235 -37.33% 10
Warwickshire +1 7 £325 +13.04% 2
Staffordshire -7 7 £425 - 3
Wolverhampton +11 6 £225 -13.46% 1
Worcestershire 0 6 £262 -25.81%
Coventry +3 5 £313 -30.55% 2
Herefordshire -6 5 £376 -
Shropshire -6 5 £294 - 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 80 (81.63%) Windows
2 76 (77.55%) Active Directory
3 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
4 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (37.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (36.73%) VMware
7 29 (29.59%) Citrix
8 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
10 22 (22.45%) SAN
11 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (20.41%) Cisco
12 20 (20.41%) MS Office
13 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
13 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
14 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (17.35%) ITIL
15 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (15.31%) Migration
18 14 (14.29%) XenApp
18 14 (14.29%) Firewall
18 14 (14.29%) DHCP
18 14 (14.29%) DNS
19 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
19 13 (13.27%) Office 365
20 12 (12.24%) MCSE
21 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
21 11 (11.22%) SCCM
21 11 (11.22%) NAS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (37.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.16%) Lync
6 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.06%) IIS
8 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.04%) Apache
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Office
2 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Yammer
2 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) SAN
2 14 (14.29%) DHCP
2 14 (14.29%) Firewall
2 14 (14.29%) DNS
3 11 (11.22%) NAS
4 10 (10.20%) LAN
5 9 (9.18%) WAN
6 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.12%) VLAN
7 6 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.08%) Wireless
8 4 (4.08%) VoIP
9 2 (2.04%) SMTP
10 1 (1.02%) Internet
10 1 (1.02%) MPLS
10 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.02%) Network Security
10 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Retail
2 3 (3.06%) Local Government
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) French Language
4 1 (1.02%) German Language
4 1 (1.02%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
9 4 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.04%) XMPP
2 1 (1.02%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.10%) PDA
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) AS400
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 80 (81.63%) Windows
2 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
7 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.18%) Linux
9 5 (5.10%) UNIX
10 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.02%) Windows CE
13 1 (1.02%) Android
13 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Migration
3 6 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (6.12%) Data Security
4 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.08%) Project Management
4 4 (4.08%) Change Management
5 3 (3.06%) Service Management
5 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.06%) Resource Management
5 3 (3.06%) ITSM
5 3 (3.06%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.04%) Coaching
6 2 (2.04%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.02%) Workflow
7 1 (1.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.24%) MCSE
3 9 (9.18%) MCITP
4 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) MCSA
5 5 (5.10%) MCP
5 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.04%) NVQ Level 4
8 2 (2.04%) HNC
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CCNP
9 1 (1.02%) CCA
9 1 (1.02%) HP APS
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.02%) MCTS
9 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.29%) XenApp
4 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.16%) vSphere
6 6 (6.12%) XenServer
7 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.06%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.06%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.73%) VMware
3 29 (29.59%) Citrix
4 20 (20.41%) Cisco
5 7 (7.14%) Dell
6 5 (5.10%) Lotus
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec
7 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle
7 3 (3.06%) Brocade
8 2 (2.04%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.04%) Draytek
8 2 (2.04%) Veeam
8 2 (2.04%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) McAfee
8 2 (2.04%) Juniper
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