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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / South East
Rank 107 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 131 174 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 2.12% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.74% 12.32% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 126
Median daily rate £343 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 18
Median hourly rate £21.25 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.21% +11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.07 £18.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -

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
1116 1412 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.31% 17.21% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 860 941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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
Hampshire +2 32 £394 +27.01% 10
Surrey +32 28 £325 -7.14% 11
Berkshire +11 28 £318 +27.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £390 +14.70% 6
Oxfordshire -7 11 £350 -20.00% 2
West Sussex -7 5 £165 -59.50% 6
East Sussex -1 3 £275 -15.38% 5
Kent -12 3 £180 -40.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 176 (69.84%) Windows
2 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 155 (61.51%) Active Directory
4 116 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 113 (44.84%) Windows Server
6 92 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (36.51%) VMware
7 89 (35.32%) Office 365
8 64 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 61 (24.21%) Security Cleared
10 60 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 56 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (22.22%) MS Office
12 51 (20.24%) Skype for Business
13 48 (19.05%) Migration
14 47 (18.65%) DNS
14 47 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2003
15 46 (18.25%) Windows 7
16 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 45 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 44 (17.46%) Cisco
17 44 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
18 40 (15.87%) Skype
19 39 (15.48%) Citrix
20 38 (15.08%) HP
21 37 (14.68%) DHCP
22 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
22 36 (14.29%) SC Cleared
23 30 (11.90%) Windows 10

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
1 116 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 64 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (20.24%) Skype for Business
4 47 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 44 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.98%) CMS
10 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.59%) IIS
12 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.40%) QuickPlace
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (22.22%) MS Office
2 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.40%) InDesign
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Maximo
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 89 (35.32%) Office 365
2 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.79%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.65%) DNS
2 40 (15.87%) Skype
3 37 (14.68%) DHCP
4 28 (11.11%) LAN
4 28 (11.11%) SMTP
5 27 (10.71%) Firewall
5 27 (10.71%) SAN
6 26 (10.32%) TCP/IP
7 22 (8.73%) WAN
8 18 (7.14%) Internet
9 12 (4.76%) VoIP
10 11 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.97%) IPsec
11 10 (3.97%) Network Security
11 10 (3.97%) PBX
12 9 (3.57%) Wireless
13 8 (3.17%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.78%) FTP
14 7 (2.78%) VPN
15 6 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.98%) MS Access
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.79%) DB2
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (5.95%) Finance
2 8 (3.17%) Advertising
3 6 (2.38%) German Language
4 5 (1.98%) Electronics
5 4 (1.59%) French Language
5 4 (1.59%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.59%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (21.83%) Support Engineer
2 38 (15.08%) Consultant
3 36 (14.29%) Analyst
4 25 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
6 21 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
7 18 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (6.75%) Server Engineer
9 16 (6.35%) Exchange Engineer
10 15 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (5.95%) IT Support
11 14 (5.56%) Architect
12 13 (5.16%) Desktop Support
12 13 (5.16%) Migration Consultant
12 13 (5.16%) VMware Engineer
12 13 (5.16%) Windows Server Engineer
13 12 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.78%) .NET
2 6 (2.38%) XML
3 5 (1.98%) MAPI
3 5 (1.98%) Node.js
3 5 (1.98%) Web Services
4 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.19%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) OAuth
7 1 (0.40%) ODBC
7 1 (0.40%) OpenID
7 1 (0.40%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.37%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.97%) CESG
5 10 (3.97%) Clustering
5 10 (3.97%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.78%) PKI
8 6 (2.38%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) iSeries
10 2 (0.79%) Replication
10 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.79%) Statistics
10 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.40%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 176 (69.84%) Windows
2 113 (44.84%) Windows Server
3 92 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (18.25%) Windows 7
6 45 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (11.90%) Windows 10
8 15 (5.95%) Android
8 15 (5.95%) Unix
8 15 (5.95%) Windows Vista
9 13 (5.16%) Windows XP
10 12 (4.76%) Linux
11 11 (4.37%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.38%) Solaris
13 4 (1.59%) HPUX
13 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.19%) SUSE
15 2 (0.79%) AIX
15 2 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.05%) Migration
2 30 (11.90%) ITIL
3 14 (5.56%) High Availability
4 13 (5.16%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 12 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 11 (4.37%) Data Centre Operations
6 11 (4.37%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 11 (4.37%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 10 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.97%) Information Assurance
8 8 (3.17%) Patch Management
9 7 (2.78%) Capacity Management
9 7 (2.78%) Service Management
10 6 (2.38%) Fuzz Testing
10 6 (2.38%) Memory Management
10 6 (2.38%) Network Design
10 6 (2.38%) OWASP
10 6 (2.38%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.54%) SQL
3 12 (4.76%) VB
4 11 (4.37%) VBScript
5 7 (2.78%) C#
6 6 (2.38%) C++
6 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.98%) Perl
7 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.19%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) Java
10 1 (0.40%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 61 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.76%) MCSA
6 10 (3.97%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (3.97%) CISSP
6 10 (3.97%) MCITP
6 10 (3.97%) MCP
7 7 (2.78%) CCNA
7 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.78%) MCSE
8 6 (2.38%) Degree
9 4 (1.59%) CCNP
9 4 (1.59%) CEH
10 3 (1.19%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.79%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.79%) RHCE
11 2 (0.79%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) RMADS
3 2 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 155 (61.51%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.75%) vSphere
5 10 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.57%) XenApp
7 7 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.38%) Sendmail
9 5 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.59%) Samba
10 4 (1.59%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.19%) Firmware
11 3 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.79%) UAG
12 2 (0.79%) vCloud
12 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (9.52%) SCCM
2 17 (6.75%) AirWatch
2 17 (6.75%) NetBackup
3 13 (5.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.16%) WSUS
4 12 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.17%) SCOM
6 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.98%) Netcool
6 5 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.59%) Unicenter
8 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.79%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (0.79%) Puppet
9 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 92 (36.51%) VMware
3 44 (17.46%) Cisco
4 39 (15.48%) Citrix
5 38 (15.08%) HP
6 20 (7.94%) Symantec
7 17 (6.75%) NetApp
8 16 (6.35%) Oracle
9 12 (4.76%) MobileIron
10 9 (3.57%) Dell
11 7 (2.78%) Apple
12 6 (2.38%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.38%) EMC
13 5 (1.98%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.98%) Veeam
13 5 (1.98%) Veritas
14 4 (1.59%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.59%) Avaya
14 4 (1.59%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
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