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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 66 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 2.07% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.60% 10.98% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Average daily rate £350 £256 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -30.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £118 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
125 164 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.79% 18.85% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 117 119
Average daily rate £350 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £208 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
8 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) NetApp
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Dell
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec