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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.48% 3.15% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.62% 20.45% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
52 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.74% 15.38% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 +10 5 £225 +12.50%
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) MCSE
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) MCITP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (20.00%) Intel
8 2 (20.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
8 2 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp