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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / East of England
Rank 88 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.61% 2.15% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.49% 13.59% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 26
Median daily rate £198 £236 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £123 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £294
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.27 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -

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
369 368 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.98% 15.82% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 197 274
Median daily rate £380 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 34
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +5 14 £236 -24.40% 6
Cambridgeshire -6 10 £238 +3.26% 7
Essex -5 4 £198 +5.61% 3
Bedfordshire +8 2 - - 2
Norfolk +4 2 £290 +52.63% 2
Suffolk -21 2 £155 -34.73%
East Anglia - 1 £240 -
MS Exchange
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
3 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 34 (49.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
5 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (31.88%) Citrix
6 22 (31.88%) VMware
7 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
8 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (20.29%) Office 365
10 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (18.84%) MS Office
12 12 (17.39%) ITIL
13 11 (15.94%) DNS
13 11 (15.94%) SCCM
14 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (14.49%) DHCP
14 10 (14.49%) Migration
15 9 (13.04%) Firewall
15 9 (13.04%) HP
15 9 (13.04%) Dell
15 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (11.59%) Cisco
16 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.14%) Finance
17 7 (10.14%) XenApp

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 34 (49.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) DHCP
3 9 (13.04%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) SAN
4 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.25%) Wireless
6 4 (5.80%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) NAS
7 3 (4.35%) SMTP
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) ADSL
8 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.90%) LAN
8 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.90%) Skype
8 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.45%) OSPF
9 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Support Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Support Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) IT Support
4 12 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) IT Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Administrator
9 6 (8.70%) Consultant
9 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Exchange Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Messaging Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (4.35%) Systems Support
12 3 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) Statistics
5 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Informatics
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
3 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.35%) NetWare
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.90%) Unix
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Migration
3 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
3 4 (5.80%) Network Management
3 4 (5.80%) Service Management
4 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.90%) Change Management
5 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.90%) Email Management
5 2 (2.90%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
4 2 (2.90%) MOS
5 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCTS
5 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) XenApp
4 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.70%) vSphere
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.90%) XenServer
7 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) WSUS
4 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.90%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.45%) DameWare
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.45%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Citrix
2 22 (31.88%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Dell
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.80%) Apple
6 4 (5.80%) Avaya
6 4 (5.80%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.35%) NetApp
7 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) Lotus
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) Sophos
8 2 (2.90%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.45%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.45%) Forcepoint