The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 5.5 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank 247 237 249
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.065% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £115
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £115
% change year-on-year
- +247.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+69.49% -25.31%
Exchange Server 5.5
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1680 1537 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.01% 17.65% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 871 841
Average daily rate £360 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 60 95
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 5.5
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the South East region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the South East region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 5.5
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Berkshire - 3 £400 -
Exchange Server 5.5
England

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 Exchange Server 5.5.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 7
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) X-Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere

Exchange Server 5.5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 Exchange Server 5.5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 7
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware