The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Ipswich region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 24 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.51% 4.11% 5.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.43% 25.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£195 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £287 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -42.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.37% 16.44% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 8
Average daily rate £425 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -42.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (30.00%) Intel
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Mitel
7 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Cognos
7 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (20.00%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Mitel
4 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco