The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.14% 3.68% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 23.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £243 £236 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £204 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £255 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
MS Exchange
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Application Platforms Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.86% 15.95% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Average daily rate £425 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Luton region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Luton

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Luton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Luton region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

MS Exchange
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware