The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 5.5 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank - 623 607
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.010% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.09
% change year-on-year
- +106.86%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10345 10012 9383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6203 5865
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 359 315
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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