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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 56 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 1.47% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 9.18% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
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£320 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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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
148 98 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.43% 15.99% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 104
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £25.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (33.33%) Lync
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) Intel
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 4 (22.22%) Clustering
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) iPhone
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (16.67%) iPad
10 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 3 (16.67%) Android
10 3 (16.67%) Change Control
10 3 (16.67%) RightFax
10 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
10 3 (16.67%) WAN
10 3 (16.67%) Citrix

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (33.33%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) iPhone
3 3 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) PDA
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Intel
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) RightFax
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
5 2 (11.11%) IronPort
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (5.56%) Capita