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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 35 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.07% 2.30% 3.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.86% 20.45% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
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£450 £393 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +70.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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
70 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.13% 11.22% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 18
Average daily rate £475 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 30 March 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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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
Bedford +2 3 £475 -
Luton -1 1 - - 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
8 2 (15.38%) PMP
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago