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 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 65 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.29% 8.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% -5.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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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
152 150 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.54% 17.63% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £100.00 £22.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% +76.00%
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 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
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 28 August 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 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Citrix
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 6 (21.43%) Office 365
8 6 (21.43%) Lync
8 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) VoIP
11 3 (10.71%) WAN
11 3 (10.71%) Legal
11 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (21.43%) Lync
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Server Building
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCT
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
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