The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 33 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.72% 2.05% 3.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.54% 10.59% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Average daily rate £223 £198 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £136 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £260 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.13 £15.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -55.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £15.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.60 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 85 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.53% 19.41% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 30
Average daily rate £400 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -57.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +7 4 £185 - 1
Worthing -6 2 £150 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Littlehampton - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) MS Office
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) MCSE
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
10 4 (15.38%) MCTS
10 4 (15.38%) MCITP
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (15.38%) MCSA
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco
10 4 (15.38%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (11.54%) HP
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) Lync
12 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (7.69%) VoIP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) DMZ
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCDST
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Kaseya