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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.80% 1.79% 6.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.53% 16.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
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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
17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.89% 10.71% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Average daily rate £248 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (18.18%) iPad
8 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
8 2 (18.18%) vSphere
8 2 (18.18%) Replication
8 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) Sophos
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Assistant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Assistant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
3 2 (18.18%) Sophos
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp