The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 89 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 77 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 2.46% 3.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.64% 12.60% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 53
Median daily rate £313 £300 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £152 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 21
Median hourly rate £11.25 £23.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £41.50 £25.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.16 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +12.54%
MS Exchange
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
376 611 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.65% 19.53% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 379 301
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 45
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £42.50 £31.75
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 the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £225 -28.28% 3
Bedfordshire +4 9 £425 +44.68%
Hertfordshire +11 6 £230 +21.05% 6
Norfolk 0 5 £210 +23.52%
Essex -9 5 £285 -24.00% 6
Suffolk +2 4 - - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 63 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 60 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 45 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 37 (37.37%) VMware
6 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (27.27%) MS Office
9 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
9 26 (26.26%) HP
9 26 (26.26%) Office 365
10 25 (25.25%) Windows 7
10 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (25.25%) SCCM
11 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (20.20%) Finance
13 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.17%) Cisco
15 16 (16.16%) DNS
15 16 (16.16%) Citrix
16 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (14.14%) DHCP
16 14 (14.14%) Dell
16 14 (14.14%) ITIL
16 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
16 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
17 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
17 13 (13.13%) Windows XP
18 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 6 (6.06%) SAS
7 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (3.03%) IIS
9 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.02%) Documentum
11 1 (1.01%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (27.27%) MS Office
2 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.26%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) DNS
2 14 (14.14%) DHCP
3 10 (10.10%) SAN
4 6 (6.06%) Firewall
4 6 (6.06%) Intranet
4 6 (6.06%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.05%) LAN
5 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.05%) VLAN
5 5 (5.05%) WAN
6 4 (4.04%) VoIP
7 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.03%) Skype
7 3 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (1.01%) NAS
8 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.04%) Data Mart
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) MS Access
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Legal
3 3 (3.03%) Local Government
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Analyst
1 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.11%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Blackberry
1 7 (7.07%) Smartphone
2 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) BYOD
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) iPhone
4 2 (2.02%) Robotics
5 1 (1.01%) CCTV
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 45 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.25%) Windows 7
5 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
6 13 (13.13%) Windows XP
7 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.07%) Linux
9 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.04%) CentOS
10 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.03%) Android
11 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.03%) Unix
11 3 (3.03%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) ITIL
2 8 (8.08%) Migration
3 6 (6.06%) Time Management
4 4 (4.04%) Email Migration
4 4 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.04%) Web Filtering
5 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.03%) Project Management
6 2 (2.02%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.02%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.02%) High Availability
6 2 (2.02%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.02%) ITSM
6 2 (2.02%) OO
6 2 (2.02%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.03%) C
2 3 (3.03%) C#
2 3 (3.03%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) VBScript
3 2 (2.02%) Java
3 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) MCSA
3 8 (8.08%) MCSE
4 6 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.03%) MCITP
5 3 (3.03%) VCP5
5 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.01%) Degree
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) vSphere
4 8 (8.08%) XenApp
5 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.05%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.04%) XenServer
7 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.02%) NFS
9 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (25.25%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) WSUS
3 4 (4.04%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.37%) VMware
3 26 (26.26%) HP
4 17 (17.17%) Cisco
5 16 (16.16%) Citrix
6 14 (14.14%) Dell
7 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.07%) Apple
9 6 (6.06%) NetApp
9 6 (6.06%) Veeam
10 4 (4.04%) Avaya
10 4 (4.04%) Clearswift
10 4 (4.04%) Proofpoint
10 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.04%) SunGard
11 3 (3.03%) Cognos
11 3 (3.03%) IronPort
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle
12 2 (2.02%) Blue Prism
12 2 (2.02%) Nokia