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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 70 96 55
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 58 33 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.30% 1.18% 2.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 8.44% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
Median daily rate £375 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +47.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
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
464 391 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.39% 13.99% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 235 237
Median daily rate £414 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +94.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.80 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £37.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +10 28 £375 -10.07% 2
Bracknell +9 13 £255 -47.69%
Maidenhead +1 2 £270 -37.85% 2
Newbury +9 1 £150 -
Slough +3 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 63 (65.63%) Windows
3 54 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 33 (34.38%) Office 365
6 32 (33.33%) VMware
7 29 (30.21%) Migration
8 28 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (22.92%) DNS
11 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
13 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
13 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
14 18 (18.75%) SAN
15 17 (17.71%) DHCP
15 17 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (15.63%) Windows XP
17 13 (13.54%) MS Office
17 13 (13.54%) SLA
18 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (12.50%) ITIL
18 12 (12.50%) Clustering
19 11 (11.46%) Cisco
19 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
19 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007

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 28 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 28 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.33%) Live Communications Server
5 5 (5.21%) Node.js
5 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.38%) Office 365
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) DNS
2 18 (18.75%) SAN
3 17 (17.71%) DHCP
4 9 (9.38%) Firewall
4 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.33%) LAN
5 8 (8.33%) WAN
6 7 (7.29%) Internet
7 6 (6.25%) Wireless
8 4 (4.17%) Skype
8 4 (4.17%) SMTP
8 4 (4.17%) VoIP
9 3 (3.13%) IMAP
10 2 (2.08%) MPLS
10 2 (2.08%) Network Security
10 2 (2.08%) POP3
10 2 (2.08%) VPN
11 1 (1.04%) Intranet
11 1 (1.04%) PBX
11 1 (1.04%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) MS Access
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
4 1 (1.04%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) French Language
2 7 (7.29%) German Language
3 5 (5.21%) Italian Language
3 5 (5.21%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (11.46%) Exchange Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Server Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Exchange Support
8 7 (7.29%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Messaging Specialist
8 7 (7.29%) VMware Support Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
1 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.21%) MAPI
2 5 (5.21%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Statistics
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (65.63%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.17%) Linux
9 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.13%) Unix
11 2 (2.08%) AIX
11 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.04%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.04%) CentOS
12 1 (1.04%) Solaris
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Migration
2 12 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (8.33%) High Availability
4 7 (7.29%) Change Management
5 6 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.17%) Project Management
6 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.13%) CRM
7 3 (3.13%) Information Security
7 3 (3.13%) Release Management
8 2 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.08%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 6 (6.25%) C#
3 6 (6.25%) C++
3 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 6 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MCITP
5 2 (2.08%) VCP5
5 2 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.17%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.17%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) XenApp
5 4 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.04%) NFS
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (5.21%) WSUS
2 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.17%) Netcool
2 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) Unicenter
2 4 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.08%) SCOM
4 2 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.04%) cPanel
5 1 (1.04%) Simpana
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 54 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (11.46%) Cisco
4 10 (10.42%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) HP
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle
6 6 (6.25%) Veritas
7 5 (5.21%) EMC
7 5 (5.21%) Symantec
8 4 (4.17%) Dell
8 4 (4.17%) Lotus
8 4 (4.17%) Meridio
8 4 (4.17%) NetApp
9 3 (3.13%) IBM
9 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.08%) Apple
10 2 (2.08%) Google
10 2 (2.08%) Remedy
10 2 (2.08%) SAP
10 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago