The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.81% 1.61% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 25.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £255 £145 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -35.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 21 8 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 17.07% 6.45% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 18
Median daily rate £425 £265 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Ipswich

MS Exchange
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) VMware