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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 31 45 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.65% 1.37% 5.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.64% 11.86% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
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£294 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
39 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.32% 11.55% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 15
Average daily rate £300 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Luton +12 4 £294 - 1
Dunstable +1 2 £215 -47.56%
Bedford +3 1 £300 +76.47% 2
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Migration
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) DHCP
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) SAN
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) Office 365
12 3 (13.64%) SCCM
12 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
12 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
12 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.55%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) ADSL
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.55%) Process Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) CommVault
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Wyse
6 1 (4.55%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) RightFax
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
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