The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
UK / England
Rank 188 159 102
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -57
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 545 709 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.31% 1.52% 2.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.59% 9.08% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 405 555
Median daily rate £325 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £278 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 80 117
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.82 £35.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.21
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.26%

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7183 7809 8106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.32% 16.79% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 4970 5181
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 219 289
Median hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London -22 205 £350 +3.70% 67
South East -17 130 £345 +6.15% 59
South West -6 46 £263 +5.00% 10
North West +13 40 £313 +25.00% 19
East of England -12 35 £198 -16.84% 15
Yorkshire -6 29 £315 +144.66% 24
East Midlands -2 23 £321 +100.78% 7
North East -2 19 £275 -19.11% 10
West Midlands -27 19 £250 -44.44% 21
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 903 (74.26%) Windows
2 866 (71.22%) Active Directory
3 795 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 556 (45.72%) Windows Server
5 528 (43.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 425 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 416 (34.21%) VMware
8 385 (31.66%) Office 365
9 314 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 269 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 268 (22.04%) Citrix
12 266 (21.88%) MS Office
13 253 (20.81%) MS Excel
14 238 (19.57%) Windows 7
15 232 (19.08%) ITIL
16 231 (19.00%) Migration
17 224 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 222 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2007
18 222 (18.26%) Skype for Business
19 221 (18.17%) DNS
20 220 (18.09%) PowerShell
21 219 (18.01%) Cisco
22 210 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
23 193 (15.87%) Firewall
24 187 (15.38%) SQL Server
25 181 (14.88%) Skype
26 176 (14.47%) DHCP
27 174 (14.31%) SCCM
28 167 (13.73%) Security Cleared
29 165 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 528 (43.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 269 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 222 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 222 (18.26%) Skype for Business
4 163 (13.40%) SharePoint
5 137 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 58 (4.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 45 (3.70%) IIS
8 39 (3.21%) Office Communications Server
9 38 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (1.40%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.99%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.74%) CICS
15 7 (0.58%) Apache
15 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 5 (0.41%) CMS
16 5 (0.41%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 266 (21.88%) MS Office
2 253 (20.81%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.082%) InDesign
6 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Relativity
3 2 (0.16%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.082%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.082%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.082%) Maximo
4 1 (0.082%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.082%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 385 (31.66%) Office 365
2 125 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (2.22%) OneDrive
5 24 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.64%) IaaS
6 20 (1.64%) Yammer
7 17 (1.40%) SaaS
8 15 (1.23%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.74%) PaaS
10 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.082%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.082%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 221 (18.17%) DNS
2 193 (15.87%) Firewall
3 181 (14.88%) Skype
4 176 (14.47%) DHCP
5 145 (11.92%) SAN
6 107 (8.80%) TCP/IP
6 107 (8.80%) WAN
7 105 (8.63%) LAN
8 68 (5.59%) VPN
9 63 (5.18%) Internet
10 56 (4.61%) NAS
11 49 (4.03%) SMTP
12 47 (3.87%) VLAN
12 47 (3.87%) VoIP
13 43 (3.54%) Network Security
14 40 (3.29%) Unified Communications
15 33 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
16 30 (2.47%) Wireless
17 29 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (2.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.41%) MySQL
8 5 (0.41%) Power BI
8 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.33%) MS Access
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.082%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.082%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.49%) Jenkins
1 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.33%) JIRA
4 3 (0.25%) Subversion
5 2 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.082%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.082%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.082%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 142 (11.68%) Finance
2 35 (2.88%) Banking
3 31 (2.55%) Law
3 31 (2.55%) Legal
4 30 (2.47%) Retail
5 28 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.23%) Back Office
7 14 (1.15%) Advertising
8 13 (1.07%) Marketing
9 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.74%) Electronics
10 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.66%) Billing
11 8 (0.66%) German Language
11 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.49%) Games
13 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (17.76%) Support Engineer
2 201 (16.53%) Analyst
3 150 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 99 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 98 (8.06%) Consultant
7 94 (7.73%) Support Analyst
8 84 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
9 79 (6.50%) Exchange Engineer
9 79 (6.50%) IT Support
10 78 (6.41%) Architect
11 72 (5.92%) Desktop Support
12 71 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
13 65 (5.35%) Service Analyst
14 60 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 60 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
15 56 (4.61%) Administrator
16 54 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 54 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
17 53 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.14%) .NET
2 22 (1.81%) Web Services
3 10 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.82%) XML
4 8 (0.66%) Middleware
4 8 (0.66%) MSMQ
4 8 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (0.58%) HTML
6 6 (0.49%) CSS
6 6 (0.49%) jQuery
6 6 (0.49%) MAPI
6 6 (0.49%) Node.js
7 5 (0.41%) ADSI
8 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.25%) REST
9 3 (0.25%) SAML
9 3 (0.25%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.25%) WCF
9 3 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.80%) Blackberry
2 71 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 46 (3.78%) Clustering
4 44 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 30 (2.47%) Thin Client
8 28 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.97%) PKI
10 21 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.64%) Replication
12 19 (1.56%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.99%) CESG
14 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.99%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.90%) Statistics
16 10 (0.82%) Cryptography
17 9 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 903 (74.26%) Windows
2 556 (45.72%) Windows Server
3 425 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 314 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 238 (19.57%) Windows 7
6 210 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (7.73%) Windows 10
8 78 (6.41%) Linux
9 68 (5.59%) Windows XP
10 64 (5.26%) Windows 8
11 51 (4.19%) Unix
12 50 (4.11%) Android
13 31 (2.55%) Apple iOS
14 26 (2.14%) Windows Vista
15 20 (1.64%) Solaris
16 18 (1.48%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.48%) Mac OS X
17 13 (1.07%) HPUX
18 11 (0.90%) AIX
18 11 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (19.08%) ITIL
2 231 (19.00%) Migration
3 58 (4.77%) Service Management
4 40 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (3.21%) High Availability
5 39 (3.21%) Load Balancing
6 37 (3.04%) Problem Management
7 36 (2.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 35 (2.88%) Change Management
9 34 (2.80%) Service Delivery
10 30 (2.47%) Network Management
11 28 (2.30%) Project Management
11 28 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
12 27 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (2.14%) Incident Management
14 24 (1.97%) Content Management
14 24 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (1.73%) CRM
16 20 (1.64%) Asset Management
16 20 (1.64%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 220 (18.09%) PowerShell
2 96 (7.89%) SQL
3 22 (1.81%) C#
4 18 (1.48%) VB
4 18 (1.48%) VBScript
5 16 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 10 (0.82%) C
8 9 (0.74%) Perl
9 8 (0.66%) Java
9 8 (0.66%) Python
10 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.58%) C++
11 6 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.33%) PHP
13 2 (0.16%) Ruby
13 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.16%) VB6
13 2 (0.16%) VBA
14 1 (0.082%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 167 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 165 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (10.44%) SC Cleared
4 103 (8.47%) MCSE
5 55 (4.52%) Degree
6 48 (3.95%) MCSA
7 47 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (3.21%) CCNA
9 27 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (2.22%) MCITP
9 27 (2.22%) MCP
10 24 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.23%) CCNP
12 15 (1.23%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.90%) CISSP
13 11 (0.90%) MOS
14 10 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (0.74%) CCIE
15 9 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.50%) SLA
2 13 (1.07%) Government Security Classifications
3 9 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.41%) RMADS
7 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.33%) QA
8 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.082%) BS25999
10 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.082%) GxP
System Software
1 866 (71.22%) Active Directory
2 224 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (10.86%) Hyper-V
4 90 (7.40%) XenApp
5 63 (5.18%) vSphere
6 60 (4.93%) VMware ESX
7 42 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 30 (2.47%) XenDesktop
10 27 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.90%) Sendmail
13 11 (0.90%) XenServer
14 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.74%) vCloud
14 9 (0.74%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.66%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 174 (14.31%) SCCM
2 47 (3.87%) Backup Exec
3 41 (3.37%) SCOM
4 36 (2.96%) WSUS
5 35 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 34 (2.80%) NetBackup
7 27 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 24 (1.97%) AirWatch
9 22 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.66%) DameWare
13 8 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
14 7 (0.58%) WMI
15 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 795 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 416 (34.21%) VMware
3 268 (22.04%) Citrix
4 219 (18.01%) Cisco
5 151 (12.42%) HP
6 77 (6.33%) Symantec
7 66 (5.43%) NetApp
8 64 (5.26%) Dell
9 41 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 40 (3.29%) Oracle
11 36 (2.96%) EMC
12 32 (2.63%) Apple
13 29 (2.38%) Avaya
13 29 (2.38%) Intel Security
14 28 (2.30%) Veeam
15 19 (1.56%) IronPort
15 19 (1.56%) Sophos
16 17 (1.40%) Lotus
16 17 (1.40%) MobileIron
17 16 (1.32%) LANDesk
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