The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 23 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.45% 3.88% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.51% 21.43% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£258 £155 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -5.71%
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 Dorset region.

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
41 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.67% 18.10% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 23
Average daily rate £305 £485 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.11% +32.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £209 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 3 £108 -10.41% 3
Poole -9 2 £258 - 4
Wimborne - - - - 1
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (38.89%) SCOM
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (11.11%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) Dell
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) ADSL
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LAN
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) ADSL
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Email Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy