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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 26 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.45% 1.57% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year
- -7.91%
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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 Ipswich region.

Application Platforms Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.41% 12.04% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 1
Average daily rate £450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) Replication
7 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Intel
7 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) PDA
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp