The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.18% 1.63% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.74% 11.59% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£383 £425 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £304 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
MS Exchange
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
149 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.30% 14.02% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 42
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +74.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
Swindon +1 10 £383 -15.00% 2
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Chippenham - - - -
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (54.17%) HP
6 13 (54.17%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (45.83%) SCCM
8 11 (45.83%) DHCP
9 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 10 (41.67%) VMware
9 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 9 (37.50%) ITIL
11 8 (33.33%) SLA
11 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (29.17%) Symantec
13 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (25.00%) MS Office
13 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
13 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
13 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (25.00%) HP SIM
13 6 (25.00%) SCOM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.50%) Lync
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) 3G
5 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) Multicast
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPhone
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
1 3 (12.50%) PDA
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) CAD
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (12.50%) MetaFrame
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Symantec
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) Avaya
7 3 (12.50%) Sophos
7 3 (12.50%) McAfee
8 2 (8.33%) Remedy
9 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle
9 1 (4.17%) Apple