The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bedford 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 16 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.95% 4.65% 3.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.79% 11.63% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £210 £250 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -39.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM