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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 159 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 820 1039 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.65% 2.01% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.97% 11.44% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 646 584
Median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 93 155
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £37.60 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +14.41%
MS Exchange
UK

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
9144 9081 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.36% 17.55% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6135 5859 5171
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 278 369
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.00 £36.00
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 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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 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
London -39 310 £350 +11.11% 68
South East -46 168 £325 -6.47% 64
South West -1 70 £350 +55.55% 17
North East +17 62 £310 +37.01% 3
North West -11 60 £268 +4.90% 26
West Midlands -13 53 £300 +20.00% 15
Yorkshire -18 43 £288 +15.00% 25
East of England -17 41 £313 +4.16% 18
East Midlands +6 18 £228 -17.27% 7
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1240 (74.12%) Windows
2 1203 (71.91%) Active Directory
3 1040 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 741 (44.29%) Windows Server
5 687 (41.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 684 (40.88%) VMware
7 510 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 440 (26.30%) Office 365
9 414 (24.75%) Citrix
10 412 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 396 (23.67%) MS Office
12 390 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 353 (21.10%) DNS
14 346 (20.68%) Exchange Server 2013
15 342 (20.44%) ITIL
16 339 (20.26%) Windows 7
17 326 (19.49%) MS Excel
18 325 (19.43%) Skype for Business
19 312 (18.65%) Migration
20 311 (18.59%) SharePoint
21 309 (18.47%) SCCM
22 288 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 287 (17.15%) Security Cleared
24 283 (16.92%) Cisco
25 279 (16.68%) PowerShell
26 248 (14.82%) SQL Server
27 247 (14.76%) DHCP
28 236 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2007
29 235 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
30 234 (13.99%) Firewall

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
1 687 (41.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 346 (20.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 325 (19.43%) Skype for Business
4 311 (18.59%) SharePoint
5 236 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 206 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 88 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 76 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 75 (4.48%) IIS
10 55 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (2.21%) Office Communications Server
12 36 (2.15%) IBM Notes
13 32 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.90%) Live Communications Server
16 12 (0.72%) IBM Domino
17 11 (0.66%) WordPress
18 10 (0.60%) Apache
19 9 (0.54%) WebSphere
20 7 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 396 (23.67%) MS Office
2 326 (19.49%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
6 7 (0.42%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) InDesign
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.72%) Faxination
2 11 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.54%) assyst
4 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.42%) RMDS
6 4 (0.24%) BusinessWare
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.24%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.18%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.12%) Maximo
8 2 (0.12%) Primavera
9 1 (0.060%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.060%) Summit
9 1 (0.060%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 440 (26.30%) Office 365
2 106 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.27%) Mimecast
4 31 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (1.67%) OneDrive
6 27 (1.61%) SaaS
7 24 (1.43%) IaaS
7 24 (1.43%) Yammer
8 15 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (0.66%) PaaS
10 9 (0.54%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) iTunes
14 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 353 (21.10%) DNS
2 247 (14.76%) DHCP
3 234 (13.99%) Firewall
4 226 (13.51%) SAN
5 184 (11.00%) WAN
6 183 (10.94%) Skype
7 177 (10.58%) LAN
8 135 (8.07%) TCP/IP
9 76 (4.54%) VPN
10 71 (4.24%) Internet
11 63 (3.77%) VLAN
12 55 (3.29%) Wireless
13 51 (3.05%) VoIP
14 45 (2.69%) SMTP
15 43 (2.57%) Unified Communications
16 41 (2.45%) NAS
17 33 (1.97%) iSCSI
18 29 (1.73%) IP Telephony
18 29 (1.73%) NetScaler
19 27 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.90%) MS Access
6 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.30%) DB2
8 5 (0.30%) QlikView
9 4 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.24%) Data Mart
9 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (0.24%) MySQL
9 4 (0.24%) Power BI
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.18%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.42%) JIRA
2 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.12%) MSI
4 1 (0.060%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.060%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.060%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.060%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.060%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.060%) Subversion
4 1 (0.060%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 209 (12.49%) Finance
2 78 (4.66%) Banking
3 50 (2.99%) Legal
4 45 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.49%) Advertising
5 25 (1.49%) Law
6 24 (1.43%) Back Office
7 20 (1.20%) Retail
8 15 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 15 (0.90%) Marketing
9 14 (0.84%) Military
10 11 (0.66%) German Language
10 11 (0.66%) Local Government
10 11 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.60%) French Language
11 10 (0.60%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.54%) Publishing
13 8 (0.48%) Electronics
14 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 297 (17.75%) Analyst
2 248 (14.82%) Support Engineer
3 209 (12.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 151 (9.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 135 (8.07%) Consultant
6 128 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 113 (6.75%) Service Analyst
8 110 (6.58%) Architect
9 106 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 97 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 94 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 93 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
13 91 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
14 77 (4.60%) Desktop Support
15 76 (4.54%) Server Engineer
16 75 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 65 (3.89%) Infrastructure Support
17 65 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
18 60 (3.59%) Administrator
18 60 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.49%) .NET
2 11 (0.66%) Web Services
3 10 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.48%) MSMQ
5 7 (0.42%) HTML
5 7 (0.42%) MAPI
5 7 (0.42%) Node.js
6 5 (0.30%) CSS
6 5 (0.30%) WAP
6 5 (0.30%) XMPP
7 3 (0.18%) J2EE
7 3 (0.18%) SAML
7 3 (0.18%) XML
7 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.12%) jQuery
8 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.79%) Blackberry
2 91 (5.44%) Data Centre
3 64 (3.83%) Clustering
4 56 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.81%) Replication
6 46 (2.75%) Fat Client
6 46 (2.75%) Thin Client
7 45 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.61%) PKI
10 24 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.26%) Smartphone
14 19 (1.14%) CESG
14 19 (1.14%) iPad
15 16 (0.96%) CLARiiON
15 16 (0.96%) NHS
15 16 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1240 (74.12%) Windows
2 741 (44.29%) Windows Server
3 510 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 412 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 339 (20.26%) Windows 7
6 288 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 149 (8.91%) Windows XP
8 128 (7.65%) Linux
9 94 (5.62%) Windows 8
10 88 (5.26%) Windows 10
11 67 (4.00%) Unix
12 62 (3.71%) Android
13 48 (2.87%) Apple iOS
14 31 (1.85%) Windows Vista
15 22 (1.32%) Solaris
16 18 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 17 (1.02%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (20.44%) ITIL
2 312 (18.65%) Migration
3 65 (3.89%) Change Management
3 65 (3.89%) Service Management
4 64 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (3.59%) Problem Management
6 59 (3.53%) Incident Management
6 59 (3.53%) Project Management
7 43 (2.57%) Service Delivery
8 42 (2.51%) Identity Management
9 41 (2.45%) ITIL V3
9 41 (2.45%) Load Balancing
10 39 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 39 (2.33%) Time Management
11 37 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
12 35 (2.09%) High Availability
13 34 (2.03%) Data Migration
13 34 (2.03%) Mentoring
14 32 (1.91%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (1.85%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 279 (16.68%) PowerShell
2 204 (12.19%) SQL
3 25 (1.49%) VBScript
4 21 (1.26%) C#
4 21 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.08%) Java
6 17 (1.02%) C
7 12 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 12 (0.72%) VB.NET
8 9 (0.54%) PHP
8 9 (0.54%) Ruby
9 7 (0.42%) C++
10 5 (0.30%) LINC
10 5 (0.30%) Perl
11 4 (0.24%) VB
12 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.18%) VBA
13 2 (0.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 287 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 235 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 207 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 151 (9.03%) MCSE
5 83 (4.96%) MCSA
6 70 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (3.95%) Degree
8 63 (3.77%) MCP
9 58 (3.47%) CCNA
10 45 (2.69%) DV Cleared
11 44 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 39 (2.33%) MCITP
13 36 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
15 28 (1.67%) MCTS
16 25 (1.49%) CISSP
17 17 (1.02%) CCNP
17 17 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 17 (1.02%) MCDST
18 16 (0.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.90%) SLA
2 30 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.72%) RMADS
5 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) COBIT
7 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) QA
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.060%) DICOM
9 1 (0.060%) HL7
9 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1203 (71.91%) Active Directory
2 390 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 167 (9.98%) XenApp
5 138 (8.25%) vSphere
6 100 (5.98%) XenDesktop
7 96 (5.74%) VMware ESX
8 76 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
9 53 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 45 (2.69%) XenServer
11 36 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (1.73%) VMware Server
13 28 (1.67%) Terminal Services
14 16 (0.96%) DFS Replication
15 14 (0.84%) Sendmail
16 12 (0.72%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.72%) vCloud
17 10 (0.60%) Xen
18 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 309 (18.47%) SCCM
2 104 (6.22%) SCOM
3 63 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 50 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 48 (2.87%) WSUS
6 36 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 26 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
7 26 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
8 25 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 25 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 24 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 20 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (1.14%) SCVMM
12 17 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 17 (1.02%) HP SIM
12 17 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (0.84%) Netcool
14 12 (0.72%) AirWatch
15 11 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1040 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 684 (40.88%) VMware
3 414 (24.75%) Citrix
4 283 (16.92%) Cisco
5 230 (13.75%) HP
6 127 (7.59%) NetApp
7 117 (6.99%) Symantec
8 108 (6.46%) Dell
9 80 (4.78%) EMC
10 72 (4.30%) Oracle
11 69 (4.12%) IronPort
12 54 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 45 (2.69%) AppSense
14 44 (2.63%) Apple
15 43 (2.57%) Intel Security
16 39 (2.33%) IBM
17 36 (2.15%) Avaya
17 36 (2.15%) Lotus
18 35 (2.09%) Veeam
19 31 (1.85%) Remedy
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