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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.74% 1.26% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 11.76% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%

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
24 34 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.92% 10.69% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 71
Median daily rate £365 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 4 (40.00%) Avaya
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking

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 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Lotus