The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 5.5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 16 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.54 - £15.50
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
372 316 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.53% 16.75% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 140 158
Average daily rate £330 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 18
Average hourly rate £15.93 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £57.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 5.5
England

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 5.5
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 5.5
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 5.5 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands