Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Exchange Server 5.5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 5.5 over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 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 5.5
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 877 856
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.024% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
UK median daily rate - £295 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.18% +217.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £365
% change year-on-year - -19.18% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Exchange Server 5.5 is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,419 16,584 17,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 16.49% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,592 11,060 11,224
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £622 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 410 400
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.42 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +2.21% -9.52%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.68 £47.50 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% -3.53% -

Exchange Server 5.5
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 5.5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 5.5 in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 5.5 in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 5.5 in the UK