The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 5.5 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
England / South West
Rank - 141 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
383 554 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.09% 18.60% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 402 311
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +75.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £51.60 £34.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Exchange Server 5.5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 5.5
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West