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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 44 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 2.95% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.00% 15.67% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £263 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £281 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -7.02%
MS Exchange
West Midlands

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
150 134 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.87% 18.82% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 87 83
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £17.50 £26.90
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) VMware
5 14 (40.00%) Citrix
5 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
7 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
12 7 (20.00%) ITIL
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
13 6 (17.14%) SCCM
14 5 (14.29%) MS Office
14 5 (14.29%) DHCP
14 5 (14.29%) DNS
14 5 (14.29%) Unix
14 5 (14.29%) Firewall
15 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (11.43%) HP
15 4 (11.43%) WAN
15 4 (11.43%) LAN

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 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.71%) MindAlign
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) IMAP
4 2 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.71%) S/MIME
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.86%) French Language
1 1 (2.86%) German Language
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) SUSE
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) People Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.71%) Lotus
7 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow