The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 34 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.37% 1.88% 3.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 6.85% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Median daily rate £350 £257 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.18% +51.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £271 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £278 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
MS Exchange
East of 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 Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
95 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.84% 27.44% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 58
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £34.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.80% -26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £14.85 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £47.85 £43.00
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 4 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
Colchester -9 2 £375 +36.36% 1
Basildon - 1 £350 -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 24 (85.71%) Windows
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) HP
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) Citrix
7 9 (32.14%) Cisco
7 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
8 8 (28.57%) MS Office
9 7 (25.00%) DHCP
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) SAS
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 6 (21.43%) SCCM
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (21.43%) Office 365
11 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
12 4 (14.29%) Intranet
12 4 (14.29%) SunGard
12 4 (14.29%) High Availability
12 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (10.71%) NetScaler

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Domino
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Intranet
3 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Support
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) High Availability
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Java
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) SunGard
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) Lotus
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.14%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) SAP