The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 29 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 1.70% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 16.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £220 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
MS Exchange
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
33 30 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.00% 10.20% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 79
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £569 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (68.75%) HP
5 11 (68.75%) Dell
6 10 (62.50%) VMware
7 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (50.00%) SCCM
8 8 (50.00%) Finance
8 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
9 7 (43.75%) Backup Exec
9 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (43.75%) vSphere
9 7 (43.75%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (37.50%) Citrix
11 5 (31.25%) Avaya
11 5 (31.25%) Firewall
11 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
11 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
12 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (25.00%) DNS
12 4 (25.00%) C
12 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Dell
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Avaya
5 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) IronPort
7 1 (6.25%) Lotus