The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 5.5 over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank - 617 584
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.010% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £565
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
Exchange Server 5.5
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9613 9573 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.76% 18.59% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6377 5919 5446
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 357 312
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exchange Server 5.5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the England region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Daily Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the England region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in England