The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 120 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 158 286 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 2.91% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.75% 16.00% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 168 163
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £170 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 34
Median hourly rate £19.88 £16.50 £16.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% +1.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £28.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.87
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.00%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1620 1787 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 18.19% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1061 945
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 85
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire +12 47 £375 +15.38% 10
Surrey +4 26 £350 +5.26% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 23 £425 +41.66% 4
Hampshire -48 21 £320 -11.72% 10
Oxfordshire -4 18 £275 +39.24% 3
West Sussex -11 10 £233 -23.77% 4
Middlesex 0 3 £325 -
East Sussex -12 3 £288 -12.87% 3
Kent -11 2 £325 -10.34% 7
Sussex - 1 £220 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 281 (76.78%) Active Directory
2 267 (72.95%) Windows
3 235 (64.21%) Microsoft
4 150 (40.98%) Windows Server
5 136 (37.16%) VMware
6 133 (36.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 116 (31.69%) Office 365
8 104 (28.42%) Citrix
9 103 (28.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 89 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (23.22%) PowerShell
12 82 (22.40%) MS Office
13 80 (21.86%) Migration
13 80 (21.86%) Security Cleared
14 78 (21.31%) SQL Server
15 77 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 74 (20.22%) MS Excel
17 73 (19.95%) DNS
18 72 (19.67%) Windows 7
19 70 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
20 65 (17.76%) HP
21 64 (17.49%) ITIL
22 63 (17.21%) SharePoint
23 61 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
24 57 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
25 54 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 54 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
26 52 (14.21%) SAN
27 51 (13.93%) Cisco
28 48 (13.11%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 133 (36.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 70 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 63 (17.21%) SharePoint
4 61 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 54 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (10.66%) Skype for Business
7 19 (5.19%) IIS
8 17 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.28%) Live Communications Server
11 9 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (2.19%) WordPress
13 6 (1.64%) CMS
13 6 (1.64%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
17 1 (0.27%) Apache
17 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (22.40%) MS Office
2 74 (20.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.55%) InDesign
4 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.82%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 116 (31.69%) Office 365
2 30 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.19%) IaaS
3 8 (2.19%) Mimecast
4 6 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.09%) SaaS
6 4 (1.09%) Yammer
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (19.95%) DNS
2 52 (14.21%) SAN
3 48 (13.11%) DHCP
3 48 (13.11%) LAN
4 46 (12.57%) WAN
5 40 (10.93%) Internet
6 38 (10.38%) TCP/IP
7 33 (9.02%) Firewall
8 31 (8.47%) SMTP
9 28 (7.65%) Wireless
10 21 (5.74%) Skype
11 20 (5.46%) IPsec
12 15 (4.10%) FTP
12 15 (4.10%) SSH
13 10 (2.73%) VoIP
14 9 (2.46%) Intranet
15 8 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (2.19%) Network Security
15 8 (2.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.55%) MS Access
3 13 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.37%) QlikView
5 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 48 (13.11%) Finance
2 13 (3.55%) German Language
3 12 (3.28%) Advertising
4 11 (3.01%) French Language
5 10 (2.73%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.73%) Legal
5 10 (2.73%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.91%) Electronics
7 6 (1.64%) Marketing
8 5 (1.37%) Military
9 4 (1.09%) Automotive
9 4 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (1.09%) Banking
9 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.82%) Retail
11 2 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (17.76%) Analyst
2 61 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 39 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (10.11%) Consultant
5 36 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 31 (8.47%) Service Analyst
6 31 (8.47%) Support Analyst
7 30 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (7.38%) Architect
10 22 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (6.01%) Exchange Consultant
11 21 (5.74%) Server Engineer
11 21 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
12 20 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 18 (4.92%) Desktop Support
14 17 (4.64%) Exchange Engineer
14 17 (4.64%) IT Support
14 17 (4.64%) Messaging Engineer
15 16 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.10%) .NET
2 11 (3.01%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.01%) MAPI
2 11 (3.01%) Node.js
2 11 (3.01%) Web Services
3 3 (0.82%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) ODBC
5 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.65%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.56%) Clustering
3 22 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.46%) CESG
6 19 (5.19%) Client/Server
6 19 (5.19%) Cryptography
7 13 (3.55%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.28%) Fat Client
8 12 (3.28%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.73%) Replication
10 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.19%) Statistics
11 7 (1.91%) AS400
11 7 (1.91%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.09%) PKI
13 4 (1.09%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 267 (72.95%) Windows
2 150 (40.98%) Windows Server
3 103 (28.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (19.67%) Windows 7
6 57 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (11.20%) Windows XP
8 26 (7.10%) Unix
9 24 (6.56%) Linux
10 23 (6.28%) Windows Vista
11 20 (5.46%) Windows 10
12 13 (3.55%) Android
12 13 (3.55%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.91%) Solaris
14 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.86%) Migration
2 64 (17.49%) ITIL
3 21 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (5.19%) Information Assurance
5 16 (4.37%) Problem Management
6 15 (4.10%) OWASP
6 15 (4.10%) Patch Management
7 14 (3.83%) Risk Management
8 13 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (3.55%) Fuzz Testing
8 13 (3.55%) Memory Management
9 12 (3.28%) Change Management
9 12 (3.28%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (3.28%) ISMS
9 12 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 12 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (3.01%) ITIL V3
11 10 (2.73%) High Availability
11 10 (2.73%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (2.73%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.22%) PowerShell
2 46 (12.57%) SQL
3 19 (5.19%) VBScript
4 13 (3.55%) C#
4 13 (3.55%) C++
4 13 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.55%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.73%) VB
6 7 (1.91%) C
7 3 (0.82%) Java
8 2 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (21.86%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (12.57%) SC Cleared
4 40 (10.93%) MCSE
5 30 (8.20%) MCP
6 20 (5.46%) DV Cleared
7 19 (5.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 19 (5.19%) CISSP
8 14 (3.83%) CCNA
8 14 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.83%) MCSA
9 12 (3.28%) CEH
9 12 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.46%) Degree
10 9 (2.46%) MCDST
10 9 (2.46%) MCITP
11 8 (2.19%) CCNP
12 6 (1.64%) MCTS
13 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.28%) SLA
2 14 (3.83%) RMADS
3 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 281 (76.78%) Active Directory
2 77 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.84%) XenApp
4 31 (8.47%) vSphere
5 22 (6.01%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.10%) Sendmail
7 14 (3.83%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.37%) XenServer
12 4 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.55%) NFS
13 2 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (11.20%) SCCM
2 31 (8.47%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.46%) Backup Exec
4 15 (4.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (4.10%) WSUS
5 14 (3.83%) Netcool
5 14 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.73%) SCOM
7 9 (2.46%) HP SIM
8 8 (2.19%) AirWatch
8 8 (2.19%) Unicenter
8 8 (2.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.82%) MOM
13 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 235 (64.21%) Microsoft
2 136 (37.16%) VMware
3 104 (28.42%) Citrix
4 65 (17.76%) HP
5 51 (13.93%) Cisco
6 44 (12.02%) Oracle
7 29 (7.92%) Symantec
8 26 (7.10%) EMC
9 20 (5.46%) NetApp
10 17 (4.64%) Dell
11 14 (3.83%) Avaya
11 14 (3.83%) Intel Security
11 14 (3.83%) Veritas
12 12 (3.28%) IBM
12 12 (3.28%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.01%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.73%) Apple
14 10 (2.73%) Remedy
15 8 (2.19%) Meridio
15 8 (2.19%) MobileIron
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