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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank 585 561 515
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -46
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.011% 0.024% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.09 -
% change year-on-year
+106.86% -
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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
9145 8330 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.25% 17.35% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5207 4269
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 294 420
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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

Exchange Server 5.5
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
Yorkshire -19 1 - -
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Exchange Server 5.5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 Exchange Server 5.5.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Exchange Server 5.5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 Exchange Server 5.5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy