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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 50 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 1.79% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 13.14% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 28
Median daily rate £375 £445 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +45.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.20 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +14.41%
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
400 350 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.03% 13.65% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 201 226
Median daily rate £436 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 20 £375 -14.77% 1
Bracknell +3 16 £298 +77.91% 1
Slough +5 2 £225 -52.63% 1
Maidenhead +2 2 £101 -77.55% 1
Newbury - 1 £308 -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 57 (54.81%) Windows
4 47 (45.19%) Office 365
5 41 (39.42%) Migration
6 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 38 (36.54%) Security Cleared
8 36 (34.62%) PowerShell
8 36 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (27.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (23.08%) VMware
11 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (19.23%) SAN
13 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 19 (18.27%) Windows XP
14 19 (18.27%) HP
15 18 (17.31%) SQL
16 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 16 (15.38%) MS Office
18 15 (14.42%) DNS
18 15 (14.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
19 14 (13.46%) NetBackup
19 14 (13.46%) Netcool
19 14 (13.46%) Veritas
19 14 (13.46%) EMC

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 36 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 29 (27.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.54%) Live Communications Server
6 11 (10.58%) Skype for Business
7 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
8 9 (8.65%) IIS
9 7 (6.73%) IBM Notes
10 5 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (45.19%) Office 365
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) SAN
2 15 (14.42%) DNS
3 10 (9.62%) DHCP
4 8 (7.69%) Skype
5 7 (6.73%) Firewall
5 7 (6.73%) Internet
5 7 (6.73%) LAN
5 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications
5 7 (6.73%) WAN
6 6 (5.77%) SMTP
7 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.88%) IMAP
9 2 (1.92%) POP3
9 2 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.92%) VoIP
9 2 (1.92%) VPN
9 2 (1.92%) Wireless
10 1 (0.96%) MPLS
10 1 (0.96%) RTP
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) MS Access
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.96%) Power BI
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) French Language
2 8 (7.69%) German Language
3 6 (5.77%) Italian Language
3 6 (5.77%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Consultant
2 22 (21.15%) Exchange Consultant
3 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
4 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Consultant
5 16 (15.38%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 16 (15.38%) Migration Consultant
6 14 (13.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (10.58%) Office 365 Consultant
9 10 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) Architect
11 8 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
12 7 (6.73%) Exchange Specialist
12 7 (6.73%) VMware Engineer
13 6 (5.77%) Messaging Support
14 5 (4.81%) Azure Architect
14 5 (4.81%) IT Operations Manager
14 5 (4.81%) Office 365 Specialist
14 5 (4.81%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
1 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.77%) MAPI
2 6 (5.77%) Node.js
2 6 (5.77%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Clustering
2 10 (9.62%) Fat Client
2 10 (9.62%) Thin Client
3 8 (7.69%) Statistics
4 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) FMCG
8 1 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 57 (54.81%) Windows
2 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.27%) Windows XP
6 13 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.69%) Unix
9 6 (5.77%) Solaris
10 4 (3.85%) Linux
11 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.92%) Android
12 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.96%) CentOS
13 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) Migration
2 13 (12.50%) ITIL
3 10 (9.62%) Problem Management
4 8 (7.69%) High Availability
5 7 (6.73%) Memory Management
6 5 (4.81%) Information Security
7 4 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (3.85%) Presales
7 4 (3.85%) Release Management
8 3 (2.88%) Change Management
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
8 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.88%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.92%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.92%) Information Security Management
9 2 (1.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (1.92%) Security Management
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 18 (17.31%) SQL
3 7 (6.73%) C#
3 7 (6.73%) C++
3 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.73%) VB.NET
3 7 (6.73%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) Degree
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.92%) CCNA
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) MCITP
5 2 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.96%) MCP
6 1 (0.96%) MCTS
6 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.88%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.96%) UAG
6 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (13.46%) NetBackup
2 14 (13.46%) Netcool
3 8 (7.69%) Unicenter
3 8 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (5.77%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.96%) cPanel
6 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.08%) VMware
3 19 (18.27%) HP
4 14 (13.46%) Citrix
4 14 (13.46%) EMC
4 14 (13.46%) Veritas
5 13 (12.50%) Oracle
6 9 (8.65%) Cisco
7 8 (7.69%) Meridio
8 7 (6.73%) Lotus
9 6 (5.77%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.85%) Symantec
11 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.92%) Lumension
11 2 (1.92%) NetApp
11 2 (1.92%) Wyse
12 1 (0.96%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.96%) Sophos
12 1 (0.96%) Veeam
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