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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 71 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 59 78 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.35% 2.84% 3.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.95% 12.75% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 48
Median daily rate £250 £230 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £162 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.55 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
423 612 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.83% 22.25% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 355 266
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Essex +18 19 £350 +36.18% 2
Hertfordshire +11 15 £123 -67.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £310 +45.88% 2
Suffolk +1 6 £180 -10.00%
Norfolk -9 5 £210 -5.08% 1
Bedfordshire -5 3 £330 +25.71% 1
MS Exchange
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 78 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 47 (43.52%) Windows Server
5 41 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (34.26%) VMware
7 31 (28.70%) MS Office
7 31 (28.70%) MS Excel
7 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (27.78%) Office 365
8 30 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (21.30%) Windows XP
12 22 (20.37%) ITIL
13 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 21 (19.44%) DNS
13 21 (19.44%) Citrix
14 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (15.74%) DHCP
15 17 (15.74%) HP
15 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
16 16 (14.81%) Cisco
17 14 (12.96%) Finance
17 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.96%) SCCM
18 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
19 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
20 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (10.19%) Windows 8

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 41 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.19%) Skype for Business
5 10 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.56%) SAS
7 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.70%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.78%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.78%) IIS
10 2 (1.85%) Documentum
11 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (28.70%) MS Excel
1 31 (28.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) DNS
2 17 (15.74%) DHCP
3 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.26%) Firewall
5 8 (7.41%) SAN
6 7 (6.48%) VoIP
6 7 (6.48%) VPN
7 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.63%) Intranet
8 5 (4.63%) WAN
9 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.70%) LAN
9 4 (3.70%) NAS
9 4 (3.70%) Wireless
10 3 (2.78%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.93%) Network Security
12 1 (0.93%) Skype
12 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.70%) Data Mart
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
3 3 (2.78%) Publishing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Analyst
1 17 (15.74%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.48%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
1 3 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) HP Storage
3 2 (1.85%) NHS
3 2 (1.85%) Robotics
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) PKI
4 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) Windows Server
3 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (21.30%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.78%) Unix
11 2 (1.85%) Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Solaris
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) ITIL
2 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (7.41%) Migration
3 6 (5.56%) Software Licensing
4 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.70%) High Availability
6 3 (2.78%) Email Migration
6 3 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.78%) Project Management
6 3 (2.78%) Scrum
6 3 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.85%) Change Control
7 2 (1.85%) Data Architecture
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (1.85%) ITSM
7 2 (1.85%) OO
7 2 (1.85%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (1.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) C#
4 2 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (9.26%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.78%) MCSA
5 3 (2.78%) VCP5
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.33%) XenApp
4 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.85%) NFS
5 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.26%) VMware
3 21 (19.44%) Citrix
4 17 (15.74%) HP
5 16 (14.81%) Cisco
6 10 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.63%) NetApp
8 4 (3.70%) Lotus
8 4 (3.70%) SunGard
8 4 (3.70%) Symantec
9 3 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.78%) Avaya
9 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 3 (2.78%) Sophos
10 2 (1.85%) Apple
10 2 (1.85%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.85%) Dell
10 2 (1.85%) Kofax
10 2 (1.85%) Proofpoint
10 2 (1.85%) Veeam