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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 34 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.65% 0.49% 7.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.67% 3.57% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£294 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.41% -14.28%
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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
15 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.93% 13.79% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 11
Average daily rate £488 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (10.00%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) RightFax
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse
5 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC