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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 47 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 0.84% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.92% 4.43% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 3
Average daily rate
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£238 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
MS Exchange
South West

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
158 158 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.24% 18.97% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £251 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% +19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 31 (79.49%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) Citrix
4 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) VMware
6 19 (48.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (23.08%) Migration
11 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
11 8 (20.51%) XenApp
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
11 8 (20.51%) Office 365
12 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
13 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.38%) DHCP
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) IIS
13 6 (15.38%) vSphere
13 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (15.38%) Lync
14 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
14 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
14 5 (12.82%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Lync
5 4 (10.26%) Apache
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) IPsec
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Change Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) UNIX
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (10.26%) Email Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCT
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.56%) vCloud
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Citrix
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (51.28%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.26%) Avaya
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Wyse
5 3 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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