The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 June 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.32% 2.33% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 57.89% 10.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £103 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.05% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 60 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 16.10% 23.26% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 30
Median daily rate £280 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £265 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Suffolk

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Ipswich +12 8 £100 -44.44%
Newmarket - 1 £350 - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (35.71%) X++
5 5 (35.71%) MorphX
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Skype
7 2 (14.29%) Sonus
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) ISDN
7 2 (14.29%) PBX
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ISDN
1 2 (14.29%) PBX
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MorphX
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) X++
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sonus
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) VMware