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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 71 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 47 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 2.67% 3.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.96% 14.44% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 32
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£335 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.61% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £21.50 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -2.36%
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
429 478 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.15% 18.49% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 245 205
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £227 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 22
Average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £31.33 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 0 19 £343 +7.03% 11
Solihull +1 6 £275 +37.50% 1
Warwickshire +6 4 - - 3
Coventry +3 4 £333 - 1
Worcestershire -5 4 £222 +0.68% 1
Staffordshire -9 2 - - 1
West Bromwich +3 1 £370 +49.49%
Herefordshire -2 1 £380 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 71 (73.96%) Windows
2 67 (69.79%) Active Directory
3 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (38.54%) VMware
7 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
8 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (20.83%) Citrix
10 18 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 17 (17.71%) ITIL
11 17 (17.71%) Firewall
12 15 (15.63%) Cisco
12 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (15.63%) SAN
12 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (14.58%) Lync
13 14 (14.58%) Office 365
13 14 (14.58%) Migration
14 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (12.50%) SCCM
15 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (12.50%) MS Office
16 11 (11.46%) MCSE
16 11 (11.46%) DNS
17 10 (10.42%) LAN
17 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
17 10 (10.42%) XenApp
18 9 (9.38%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (14.58%) Lync
4 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
8 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.08%) Apache
8 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Yammer
4 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) Firewall
2 15 (15.63%) SAN
3 11 (11.46%) DNS
4 10 (10.42%) LAN
5 9 (9.38%) DHCP
6 8 (8.33%) WAN
7 7 (7.29%) NAS
8 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.25%) VPN
9 4 (4.17%) Wireless
9 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.13%) VLAN
10 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.08%) Skype
11 2 (2.08%) Network Security
11 2 (2.08%) Internet
11 2 (2.08%) ADSL
12 1 (1.04%) VoIP
12 1 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.17%) Advertising
1 4 (4.17%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Analyst
2 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) XMPP
1 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.08%) FMCG
4 2 (2.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) PDA
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.96%) Windows
2 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.17%) Linux
9 3 (3.13%) UNIX
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 8 (8.33%) Service Management
4 6 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.21%) Patch Management
5 5 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.17%) ITSM
6 4 (4.17%) Data Security
6 4 (4.17%) Change Management
6 4 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (3.13%) Information Security
8 2 (2.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.08%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.08%) PHP
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) MCSE
3 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) MCITP
5 4 (4.17%) MCSA
5 4 (4.17%) MCP
5 4 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (2.08%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCA
8 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 67 (69.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.42%) XenApp
4 8 (8.33%) vSphere
5 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.13%) XenServer
8 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.08%) IAG
8 2 (2.08%) UAG
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) SCCM
2 8 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.21%) SCOM
4 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.54%) VMware
3 20 (20.83%) Citrix
4 15 (15.63%) Cisco
5 8 (8.33%) Symantec
6 5 (5.21%) Dell
7 4 (4.17%) HP
7 4 (4.17%) Lotus
7 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.13%) Veeam
9 2 (2.08%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.08%) NetApp
9 2 (2.08%) McAfee
10 1 (1.04%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.04%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
10 1 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) Juniper
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