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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 29 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.04% 3.89% 5.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.26% 24.14% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
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£370 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.95% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £263 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
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
39 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.90% 16.11% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 30
Average daily rate £425 £264 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.13% -32.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 4 £370 -
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (19.05%) CRM
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) MS Office
10 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
10 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
10 3 (14.29%) Intel
10 3 (14.29%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Field Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Support Technician
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
4 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Intel
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel
4 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix