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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.91% 2.47% 6.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.74% 16.67% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£320 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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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
23 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.97% 14.81% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 17
Average daily rate £425 £190 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 September 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 September 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
5 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Intel
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Mitel
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
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 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) 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 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos