The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.44% 2.86% 8.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3 7 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 7.32% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £350 £148 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -54.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Bedford

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedford

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedford

MS Exchange
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared