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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.29% 2.58% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 20.41% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £330 £236 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £160 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
47 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.21% 12.63% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 33
Median daily rate £450 £256 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £546 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 2 £243 +2.10%
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 4 (44.44%) MetaFrame
6 4 (44.44%) Symantec
6 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
6 4 (44.44%) XenApp
6 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) NFS
8 2 (22.22%) HP
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) Avaya
8 2 (22.22%) VCP5
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

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 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VCP5
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (44.44%) MetaFrame
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam