The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.57% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £15.50
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
45 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.86% 16.62% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 29
Average daily rate £280 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £157 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 5.5
Yorkshire

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management

Exchange Server 5.5
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CA