The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.77% 4.64% 3.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 22.92% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
MS Exchange
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Application Platforms Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.92% 20.25% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 19
Average daily rate £400 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Suffolk region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Suffolk region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 2 - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) GIAC
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) PDA
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Intel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) ARCserve

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Intel