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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 71 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 44 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 1.82% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.61% 10.47% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £15.70 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £17.30 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
MS Exchange
South East

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
379 430 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.20% 17.35% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 268 208
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 13 £375 +20.00% 3
Bracknell -1 8 £247 +23.50%
Maidenhead - 8 £380 -
Slough +4 3 £190 -49.33%
Newbury +5 2 £341 -17.27%
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
3 56 (51.38%) Windows
3 56 (51.38%) Office 365
4 49 (44.95%) PowerShell
5 45 (41.28%) Security Cleared
6 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
7 40 (36.70%) Migration
8 38 (34.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (24.77%) MS Excel
11 27 (24.77%) HP
11 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.18%) NetBackup
13 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
14 21 (19.27%) MS Office
14 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
15 20 (18.35%) VMware
16 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (17.43%) DNS
17 18 (16.51%) SAN
18 17 (15.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 17 (15.60%) SQL
19 16 (14.68%) Veritas
19 16 (14.68%) DHCP
19 16 (14.68%) EMC
19 16 (14.68%) Netcool

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 38 (34.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (13.76%) Skype for Business
6 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
7 11 (10.09%) Live Communications Server
8 10 (9.17%) IIS
9 5 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (24.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (19.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (51.38%) Office 365
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.83%) PaaS
5 2 (1.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) DNS
2 18 (16.51%) SAN
3 16 (14.68%) DHCP
4 12 (11.01%) Internet
4 12 (11.01%) Skype
5 9 (8.26%) SMTP
5 9 (8.26%) Unified Communications
6 8 (7.34%) LAN
6 8 (7.34%) WAN
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.67%) Firewall
8 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.83%) Network Security
9 2 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.83%) VoIP
9 2 (1.83%) VPN
9 2 (1.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.92%) Broadband
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.76%) MS Access
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.92%) Power BI
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (9.17%) French Language
1 10 (9.17%) German Language
1 10 (9.17%) Italian Language
1 10 (9.17%) Spanish Language
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Consultant
2 24 (22.02%) Support Engineer
3 20 (18.35%) Exchange Consultant
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 11 (10.09%) Migration Consultant
4 11 (10.09%) Office 365 Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Messaging Support
6 8 (7.34%) Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Active Directory Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Exchange Specialist
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) VMware Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET
2 11 (10.09%) Node.js
2 11 (10.09%) Web Services
3 10 (9.17%) MAPI
4 3 (2.75%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Fat Client
1 11 (10.09%) Thin Client
2 10 (9.17%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Statistics
3 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.38%) Windows
2 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
3 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
6 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.17%) Unix
9 9 (8.26%) Android
10 8 (7.34%) Solaris
11 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.83%) Linux
13 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Migration
2 13 (11.93%) Memory Management
3 12 (11.01%) ITIL
4 11 (10.09%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (6.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (5.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (4.59%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (4.59%) High Availability
7 5 (4.59%) Presales
7 5 (4.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (3.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.67%) Release Management
9 3 (2.75%) CRM
9 3 (2.75%) Information Security
9 3 (2.75%) Security Management
9 3 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.83%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
3 13 (11.93%) C#
3 13 (11.93%) C++
3 13 (11.93%) VB.NET
3 13 (11.93%) VBScript
4 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.34%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (41.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) Degree
5 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.83%) MCITP
6 2 (1.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.92%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) MCTS
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.83%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.92%) UAG
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) NetBackup
2 17 (15.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (14.68%) Netcool
4 8 (7.34%) Unicenter
4 8 (7.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (7.34%) WSUS
5 7 (6.42%) SCCM
6 6 (5.50%) AirWatch
6 6 (5.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.83%) SCOM
9 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.77%) HP
3 20 (18.35%) VMware
4 16 (14.68%) EMC
4 16 (14.68%) Veritas
5 15 (13.76%) Citrix
5 15 (13.76%) Oracle
6 12 (11.01%) Cisco
7 11 (10.09%) Symantec
8 8 (7.34%) Intel Security
8 8 (7.34%) Meridio
9 6 (5.50%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.75%) Lotus
10 3 (2.75%) NetApp
11 2 (1.83%) Dell
11 2 (1.83%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.83%) Lumension
11 2 (1.83%) Wyse
12 1 (0.92%) IronPort