The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% 0.98% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.82% 6.38% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £200 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 44 47 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.88% 15.41% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 50
Median daily rate £365 £434 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -8.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £125 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
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 Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £200 -
Bedford 0 1 £200 - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Office Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware