The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 July 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank 581 555 581
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.073% 0.092% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£388 £359 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £340 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate - £359 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 - £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.54 - £21.50
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9649 8688 9865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 16.99% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5693 4960 5613
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 424 444
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK.

Exchange Server 5.5 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK.

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -31 5 £388 +10.08% 2
East of England - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) Internet
7 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (33.33%) CA
8 4 (33.33%) Unicenter
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (33.33%) DHCP
8 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Exchange Server 5.5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) X.500
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) HPUX
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) openSUSE
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Samba
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Unicenter
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) WMI
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) AppSense
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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