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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 35 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.94% 6.90% 5.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 46.15% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£275 £275 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +6.45%
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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 Luton region.

Application Platforms Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.51% 14.94% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 8
Average daily rate £425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
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 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Wyse
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix