The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.54% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.03% 10.70% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Median daily rate £318 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.83 £26.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.50% +130.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
299 355 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.71% 14.41% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 195 204
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +94.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Reading +19 19 £400 +100.00% 4
Bracknell -2 2 £475 +175.36% 2
Slough +5 1 £180 -50.51% 3
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 41 (57.75%) Active Directory
1 41 (57.75%) Office 365
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 34 (47.89%) Windows
4 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (39.44%) PowerShell
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
6 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
7 23 (32.39%) Migration
8 22 (30.99%) VMware
9 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (23.94%) DNS
12 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (22.54%) DHCP
13 14 (19.72%) MS Office
13 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.90%) LAN
15 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.08%) HP
18 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
18 9 (12.68%) Skype
18 9 (12.68%) Skype for Business
19 8 (11.27%) SCCM
19 8 (11.27%) WAN
19 8 (11.27%) Cisco

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.68%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 41 (57.75%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) DNS
2 16 (22.54%) DHCP
3 12 (16.90%) LAN
4 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.68%) Skype
6 8 (11.27%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) SMTP
8 6 (8.45%) Internet
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.63%) SAN
11 2 (2.82%) Firewall
11 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.41%) Network Security
12 1 (1.41%) VoIP
12 1 (1.41%) VPN
12 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) DB2
General
1 5 (7.04%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Advertising
2 4 (5.63%) French Language
2 4 (5.63%) German Language
2 4 (5.63%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.63%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Consultant
2 21 (29.58%) Support Engineer
3 20 (28.17%) Exchange Consultant
4 19 (26.76%) Office 365 Consultant
5 13 (18.31%) Migration Consultant
6 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (12.68%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Architect
9 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) IT Support
9 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Windows Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) MAPI
2 5 (7.04%) Node.js
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) Android
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.63%) Linux
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.23%) SUSE
9 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (8.45%) Memory Management
2 6 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (8.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.04%) High Availability
3 5 (7.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (7.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.82%) Security Management
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.41%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security Management
6 1 (1.41%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) C#
2 6 (8.45%) C++
2 6 (8.45%) VB
2 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
2 6 (8.45%) VBScript
3 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) MCITP
7 1 (1.41%) MCSA
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 41 (57.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.41%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) NetBackup
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) WSUS
3 6 (8.45%) AirWatch
3 6 (8.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) Netcool
5 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) HP
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) Symantec
6 6 (8.45%) MobileIron
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Veritas
9 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) IronPort
9 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.41%) Lotus
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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