The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 3.53% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 20.18% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +36.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
84 109 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.86% 17.50% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 64
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +34.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Citrix
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) Office 365
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) Unix
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) Veeam
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (15.00%) Linux
11 3 (15.00%) SSL
11 3 (15.00%) SLA
11 3 (15.00%) WAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) MindAlign
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) IMAP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.00%) S/MIME
3 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) SUSE
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) People Management
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Nortel