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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 26 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.50% 2.70% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.00% 11.76% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £180 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £240 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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
40 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.67% 22.97% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 26
Average daily rate £475 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 6 £180 -10.00%
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 6 (35.29%) Software Licensing
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
9 3 (17.65%) NAS
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Documentum
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Support
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Robotics
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (35.29%) Software Licensing
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Prism
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Kofax