The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 9 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.09% 5.41% 15.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.08% 28.57% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£475 - £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
MS Exchange
Bedfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 39.39% 18.92% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate £325 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £450 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Intel

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix