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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 120 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 146 250 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 2.52% 3.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 13.10% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 141 151
Median daily rate £308 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 28
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -4.89%
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
1625 1908 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.40% 19.22% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1160 882
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 62 73
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +6 43 £375 +15.38% 5
Surrey +8 25 £319 -1.92% 9
Hampshire -50 23 £269 -25.86% 13
Buckinghamshire +28 20 £360 +10.76% 6
Oxfordshire -14 16 £275 +61.76% 2
West Sussex -7 7 £273 -10.65% 7
East Sussex -2 4 £288 -12.87% 3
Middlesex - 3 - -
Kent -16 2 £325 -10.34% 2
Sussex +6 1 £220 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 254 (74.05%) Active Directory
2 245 (71.43%) Windows
3 216 (62.97%) Microsoft
4 138 (40.23%) Windows Server
5 123 (35.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 118 (34.40%) Office 365
7 115 (33.53%) VMware
8 105 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 97 (28.28%) Citrix
10 85 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (24.49%) PowerShell
12 78 (22.74%) Security Cleared
12 78 (22.74%) MS Office
12 78 (22.74%) Migration
13 74 (21.57%) MS Excel
14 73 (21.28%) SQL Server
15 68 (19.83%) Windows 7
16 65 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
17 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (18.66%) DNS
17 64 (18.66%) HP
18 63 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
19 61 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 56 (16.33%) SharePoint
20 56 (16.33%) ITIL
21 54 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2007
22 51 (14.87%) SAN
23 49 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 43 (12.54%) DHCP
24 43 (12.54%) SC Cleared

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
1 123 (35.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 65 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 63 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 56 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 54 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (12.54%) Skype for Business
7 19 (5.54%) IIS
8 15 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.50%) Live Communications Server
11 9 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.75%) CMS
13 5 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (22.74%) MS Office
2 74 (21.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.58%) InDesign
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.87%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (34.40%) Office 365
2 32 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.04%) IaaS
4 6 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.46%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.17%) Yammer
7 3 (0.87%) PaaS
7 3 (0.87%) SaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.66%) DNS
2 51 (14.87%) SAN
3 43 (12.54%) DHCP
4 38 (11.08%) LAN
5 37 (10.79%) Internet
6 34 (9.91%) WAN
7 30 (8.75%) TCP/IP
8 29 (8.45%) Firewall
9 28 (8.16%) SMTP
10 24 (7.00%) Skype
11 23 (6.71%) Wireless
12 17 (4.96%) IPsec
13 14 (4.08%) VoIP
14 13 (3.79%) FTP
14 13 (3.79%) SSH
15 11 (3.21%) Unified Communications
16 9 (2.62%) Network Security
17 8 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.37%) MS Access
4 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.17%) QlikView
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.29%) Power BI
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (11.37%) Finance
2 13 (3.79%) German Language
3 12 (3.50%) Advertising
4 10 (2.92%) French Language
4 10 (2.92%) Italian Language
4 10 (2.92%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.75%) Electronics
5 6 (1.75%) Legal
5 6 (1.75%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 4 (1.17%) Military
7 3 (0.87%) Automotive
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 3 (0.87%) Retail
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (16.33%) Analyst
2 53 (15.45%) Support Engineer
3 37 (10.79%) Consultant
4 36 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 27 (7.87%) Service Analyst
7 26 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (6.71%) Support Analyst
10 22 (6.41%) Exchange Consultant
11 21 (6.12%) Architect
12 19 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (5.54%) Exchange Engineer
12 19 (5.54%) Server Engineer
13 18 (5.25%) Desktop Support
13 18 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (4.96%) Messaging Engineer
15 16 (4.66%) IT Support
16 15 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (4.37%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.37%) .NET
2 11 (3.21%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.21%) Node.js
2 11 (3.21%) Web Services
3 10 (2.92%) MAPI
4 3 (0.87%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.87%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.00%) Clustering
1 24 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.71%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.25%) CESG
5 17 (4.96%) Client/Server
5 17 (4.96%) Cryptography
6 14 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.08%) Fat Client
6 14 (4.08%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.92%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.92%) Statistics
8 8 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.33%) Replication
9 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.17%) AS400
10 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.17%) PKI
10 4 (1.17%) Wiki
11 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 245 (71.43%) Windows
2 138 (40.23%) Windows Server
3 105 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (19.83%) Windows 7
6 61 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (11.37%) Windows XP
8 26 (7.58%) Unix
9 23 (6.71%) Windows 10
9 23 (6.71%) Windows Vista
10 15 (4.37%) Windows 8
11 14 (4.08%) Android
11 14 (4.08%) Linux
12 9 (2.62%) Solaris
13 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.58%) CentOS
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (22.74%) Migration
2 56 (16.33%) ITIL
3 17 (4.96%) Information Assurance
3 17 (4.96%) Problem Management
4 13 (3.79%) Memory Management
4 13 (3.79%) OWASP
4 13 (3.79%) Patch Management
5 12 (3.50%) Risk Management
5 12 (3.50%) Service Delivery
6 11 (3.21%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (3.21%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (3.21%) Fuzz Testing
6 11 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (2.92%) High Availability
7 10 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (2.62%) ISMS
8 9 (2.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (2.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 8 (2.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 35 (10.20%) SQL
3 17 (4.96%) VBScript
4 13 (3.79%) C#
4 13 (3.79%) C++
4 13 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.79%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.92%) VB
6 4 (1.17%) C
7 2 (0.58%) Java
7 2 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (12.54%) SC Cleared
4 33 (9.62%) MCSE
5 26 (7.58%) MCP
6 19 (5.54%) DV Cleared
7 17 (4.96%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (4.96%) CISSP
8 13 (3.79%) CCNA
8 13 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.79%) MCSA
9 11 (3.21%) CEH
10 10 (2.92%) MCITP
11 9 (2.62%) Degree
11 9 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.04%) CCNP
12 7 (2.04%) MCDST
12 7 (2.04%) MCTS
13 3 (0.87%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.71%) SLA
2 12 (3.50%) RMADS
3 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 254 (74.05%) Active Directory
2 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.62%) vSphere
4 32 (9.33%) XenApp
5 24 (7.00%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.79%) Sendmail
8 10 (2.92%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.92%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.46%) XenServer
13 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.87%) Firmware
14 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.87%) vCloud
15 2 (0.58%) NFS
15 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (11.08%) SCCM
2 31 (9.04%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.83%) Backup Exec
4 17 (4.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (4.66%) Netcool
6 15 (4.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (4.08%) WSUS
8 11 (3.21%) SCOM
9 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (2.33%) AirWatch
10 8 (2.33%) Unicenter
10 8 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.75%) HP SIM
11 6 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.87%) MOM
14 3 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 216 (62.97%) Microsoft
2 115 (33.53%) VMware
3 97 (28.28%) Citrix
4 64 (18.66%) HP
5 42 (12.24%) Cisco
6 38 (11.08%) Oracle
7 28 (8.16%) Symantec
8 27 (7.87%) EMC
9 18 (5.25%) NetApp
10 17 (4.96%) Dell
11 16 (4.66%) Veritas
12 15 (4.37%) Intel Security
13 11 (3.21%) Avaya
14 9 (2.62%) Apple
14 9 (2.62%) Remedy
15 8 (2.33%) Meridio
15 8 (2.33%) MobileIron
16 7 (2.04%) CheckPoint
16 7 (2.04%) IBM
16 7 (2.04%) Sophos
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