The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 11 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.95% 3.73% 6.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.41% 31.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £123 £141 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.27% -37.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £114 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £168 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
MS Exchange
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Application Platforms Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.24% 11.94% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate £275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £162 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware