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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 34 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 1.81% 2.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% 8.97% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £243 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
43 78 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.95% 20.21% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 20
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £575 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Dunstable - 4 - -
Bedford +3 1 - - 3
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) XenApp
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (40.00%) Office 365
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) Symantec
9 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (26.67%) MetaFrame
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) MS Office
9 4 (26.67%) MCSA
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 7

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) VCP5
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO27002
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (26.67%) MetaFrame
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Lotus
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto