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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 70 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 46 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.35% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 13.13% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 27
Average daily rate
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£250 £294 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £165 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -27.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.70 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -6.06%
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
411 419 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.76% 17.91% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 218 144
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 20
Average hourly rate £19.57 £16.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.31% -36.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £27.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -5 8 £400 +25.98% 10
Wolverhampton +9 7 £250 -
Coventry +9 5 £275 -8.33% 2
Worcestershire -2 5 £133 -63.56% 1
Staffordshire -5 5 £425 +198.24% 2
Warwickshire -9 3 - - 3
Shropshire - 3 £244 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £388 -
Solihull - 1 £150 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 79 (78.22%) Windows
2 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
3 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
4 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (39.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (33.66%) VMware
7 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
9 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (21.78%) Citrix
11 21 (20.79%) MS Office
12 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
13 17 (16.83%) Firewall
13 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (15.84%) Migration
14 16 (15.84%) Windows XP
14 16 (15.84%) Cisco
15 15 (14.85%) ITIL
15 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (13.86%) SAN
17 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (11.88%) Office 365
18 12 (11.88%) DNS
18 12 (11.88%) DHCP
19 11 (10.89%) MCSE
20 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
20 10 (9.90%) LAN
20 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
20 10 (9.90%) XenApp
21 9 (8.91%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 40 (39.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.92%) Lync
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.97%) IIS
7 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Office
2 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Yammer
2 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) Firewall
2 14 (13.86%) SAN
3 12 (11.88%) DHCP
3 12 (11.88%) DNS
4 10 (9.90%) LAN
5 9 (8.91%) WAN
5 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.92%) NAS
7 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.96%) Wireless
8 4 (3.96%) VPN
8 4 (3.96%) VoIP
9 3 (2.97%) VLAN
10 2 (1.98%) SMTP
10 2 (1.98%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.99%) PABX
11 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) French Language
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (13.86%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.92%) Administrator
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) IT Support
7 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (3.96%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Server Technician
8 3 (2.97%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) XMPP
2 1 (0.99%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.98%) PDA
5 1 (0.99%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.99%) PKI
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (78.22%) Windows
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
5 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (15.84%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.93%) Linux
9 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.97%) UNIX
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) Migration
2 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 8 (7.92%) Service Management
4 6 (5.94%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (5.94%) Patch Management
5 5 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.95%) ITSM
5 5 (4.95%) Data Security
6 4 (3.96%) Change Management
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.97%) Information Security
7 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.97%) Resource Management
7 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.97%) Project Management
8 2 (1.98%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.98%) Supplier Management
8 2 (1.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) PHP
4 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.89%) MCSE
3 8 (7.92%) MCITP
4 4 (3.96%) MCP
4 4 (3.96%) NVQ Level 4
5 3 (2.97%) MCTS
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) XenApp
4 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.94%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) XenServer
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.97%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) SCCM
2 8 (7.92%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.99%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.66%) VMware
3 22 (21.78%) Citrix
4 16 (15.84%) Cisco
5 6 (5.94%) Symantec
6 5 (4.95%) Lotus
6 5 (4.95%) Dell
7 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.97%) Veeam
8 2 (1.98%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.98%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.98%) Draytek
8 2 (1.98%) NETGEAR
8 2 (1.98%) McAfee
9 1 (0.99%) Mitel
9 1 (0.99%) Brocade
9 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.99%) EMC
9 1 (0.99%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
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