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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 74 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 34 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.38% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 10.26% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 27
Median daily rate £275 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £139 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.83 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.88% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.31 £16.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £25.40 £131.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
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
289 341 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.56% 13.40% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 186 222
Median daily rate £439 £386 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -9.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £20.81 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.46% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £148.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +5 18 £290 +28.88% 7
Slough +16 6 £180 - 2
Bracknell +1 4 £475 +104.30%
Maidenhead +3 2 £403 -10.55% 1
Newbury +12 1 £375 -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
3 42 (56.76%) Office 365
4 35 (47.30%) Windows
5 30 (40.54%) PowerShell
6 29 (39.19%) Migration
7 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
8 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
8 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (28.38%) VMware
11 19 (25.68%) DNS
11 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (24.32%) MS Office
13 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (21.62%) DHCP
14 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (18.92%) Skype for Business
17 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (16.22%) Skype
17 12 (16.22%) LAN
18 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
18 11 (14.86%) HP
19 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
19 10 (13.51%) SCCM
20 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
20 9 (12.16%) NetBackup

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 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (18.92%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.76%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.05%) IIS
8 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Office
2 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 42 (56.76%) Office 365
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 16 (21.62%) DHCP
3 12 (16.22%) LAN
3 12 (16.22%) Skype
4 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.16%) WAN
6 8 (10.81%) SMTP
7 7 (9.46%) Internet
8 6 (8.11%) SAN
9 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.05%) Firewall
11 2 (2.70%) Wireless
12 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.35%) MPLS
12 1 (1.35%) Network Security
12 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.05%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) Power BI
General
1 5 (6.76%) Electronics
1 5 (6.76%) French Language
1 5 (6.76%) German Language
1 5 (6.76%) Italian Language
1 5 (6.76%) Spanish Language
2 4 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Consultant
2 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Office 365 Consultant
4 15 (20.27%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Migration Consultant
6 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 7 (9.46%) Architect
9 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Office 365 Architect
10 5 (6.76%) VMware Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Windows Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Active Directory Specialist
11 4 (5.41%) Development Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) MAPI
2 6 (8.11%) Node.js
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) iSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Android
7 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.41%) Unix
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.35%) Linux
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Migration
2 7 (9.46%) Memory Management
2 7 (9.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (8.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Presales
4 5 (6.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.41%) Security Management
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) C#
2 7 (9.46%) C++
2 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
2 7 (9.46%) VBScript
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.11%) VB
4 5 (6.76%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.46%) WSUS
4 6 (8.11%) AirWatch
4 6 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (6.76%) SCOM
6 3 (4.05%) Netcool
6 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) HP
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) Symantec
5 6 (8.11%) MobileIron
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
8 3 (4.05%) EMC
8 3 (4.05%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.05%) Veritas
9 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Lotus
9 2 (2.70%) Lumension
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Wyse
10 1 (1.35%) Aruba
10 1 (1.35%) IronPort
10 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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