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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 21 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.02% 3.13% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% 17.07% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £155 £258 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +35.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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
35 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.59% 18.30% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 16
Average daily rate £175 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Poole +8 3 £170 -33.98% 2
Bournemouth +1 3 £125 +8.69% 2
MS Exchange
South West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (33.33%) BMC
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Remedy
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Support
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Support
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCDST
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) Bomgar