The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 61 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 2.15% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.56% 13.59% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.23 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+20.91% -14.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
183 103 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.43% 15.82% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £25.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bristol region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bristol region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (35.00%) Intel
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Lync
9 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 5 (25.00%) RightFax
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Android
9 5 (25.00%) iPhone
9 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (20.00%) iPad
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (20.00%) IronPort
10 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
11 3 (15.00%) Clustering
11 3 (15.00%) Change Control
11 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (15.00%) Internet
11 3 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (15.00%) SLA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (30.00%) Lync
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iPhone
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (20.00%) iPad
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
1 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Intel
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) RightFax
4 4 (20.00%) IronPort
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Polycom