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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.68% 2.30% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 28.57% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.73% 8.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £350 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -47.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Suffolk

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 18 April 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Avaya
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) CommVault
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) VMware