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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 52 18
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.75% 0.59% 5.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.11% 4.69% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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
45 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.06% 12.60% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 18
Average daily rate £300 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 6 £300 +9.09%
Bedford - 1 £300 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £300 -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) DHCP
8 7 (29.17%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (25.00%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) XenServer
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (16.67%) MS Office
11 4 (16.67%) VPN
11 4 (16.67%) SAN
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (12.50%) Blackberry

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.17%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) ADSL
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) CommVault
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) Wyse
7 1 (4.17%) Metastorm
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) RightFax