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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 98 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 198 245 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.20% 2.64% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.52% 16.28% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 139 148
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £166 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 39
Median hourly rate £25.75 £20.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +30.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £15.05 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +22.58%
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
1581 1505 1661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.58% 16.20% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 916 930
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 70
Median hourly rate £15.25 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.08 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +19 65 £375 -16.66% 11
Surrey -7 33 £350 +7.69% 6
Oxfordshire +12 22 £305 +1.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £475 +58.33% 9
Hampshire -28 19 £325 -10.34% 14
West Sussex -8 18 £228 -12.50% 6
Kent +4 11 £328 -27.22% 4
East Sussex -9 8 £363 +9.84% 4
Middlesex -9 1 £325 +47.72%
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 288 (75.59%) Windows
2 281 (73.75%) Active Directory
3 210 (55.12%) Microsoft
4 172 (45.14%) Windows Server
5 163 (42.78%) VMware
6 150 (39.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 118 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (25.98%) Security Cleared
9 97 (25.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 96 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 95 (24.93%) Office 365
12 92 (24.15%) Citrix
13 86 (22.57%) MS Office
14 81 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 79 (20.73%) MS Excel
16 76 (19.95%) Exchange Server 2013
17 75 (19.69%) SharePoint
17 75 (19.69%) Migration
18 74 (19.42%) HP
19 69 (18.11%) Windows 7
19 69 (18.11%) SC Cleared
20 67 (17.59%) DNS
21 66 (17.32%) PowerShell
21 66 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2003
22 64 (16.80%) ITIL
23 63 (16.54%) SQL Server
24 57 (14.96%) SAN
25 56 (14.70%) Microsoft Certification
25 56 (14.70%) LAN
26 54 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2007

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
1 150 (39.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 76 (19.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 75 (19.69%) SharePoint
4 66 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 54 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (8.14%) Skype for Business
7 22 (5.77%) IIS
8 15 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (3.67%) Live Communications Server
10 13 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (2.36%) WordPress
12 7 (1.84%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.79%) Apache
16 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
17 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (22.57%) MS Office
2 79 (20.73%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.15%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Remedy AR System
1 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 95 (24.93%) Office 365
2 20 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.62%) Mimecast
4 6 (1.57%) IaaS
5 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.79%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.59%) DNS
2 57 (14.96%) SAN
3 56 (14.70%) LAN
4 53 (13.91%) WAN
5 46 (12.07%) DHCP
6 41 (10.76%) TCP/IP
7 36 (9.45%) Firewall
8 27 (7.09%) Wireless
9 24 (6.30%) Internet
10 15 (3.94%) SMTP
11 11 (2.89%) IPsec
12 10 (2.62%) Intranet
12 10 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.36%) FTP
13 9 (2.36%) SSH
13 9 (2.36%) Unified Communications
14 8 (2.10%) Skype
14 8 (2.10%) VPN
15 7 (1.84%) VoIP
16 4 (1.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.41%) MS Access
4 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.31%) QlikView
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.26%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.26%) MySQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
General
1 51 (13.39%) Finance
2 11 (2.89%) Legal
3 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.10%) Military
5 7 (1.84%) French Language
5 7 (1.84%) German Language
6 6 (1.57%) Advertising
7 5 (1.31%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.31%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.05%) Back Office
8 4 (1.05%) Electronics
8 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Marketing
9 3 (0.79%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (17.32%) Support Engineer
2 61 (16.01%) Analyst
3 45 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (11.02%) Consultant
5 40 (10.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 34 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 33 (8.66%) Service Analyst
7 33 (8.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 31 (8.14%) Exchange Engineer
9 28 (7.35%) Support Analyst
10 25 (6.56%) Architect
11 24 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (6.30%) Exchange Consultant
11 24 (6.30%) Server Engineer
12 20 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.99%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 19 (4.99%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (4.99%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (4.72%) Wintel Engineer
15 17 (4.46%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.62%) .NET
2 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.57%) Web Services
3 5 (1.31%) MAPI
3 5 (1.31%) Node.js
4 4 (1.05%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.52%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.52%) XML
5 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.40%) Clustering
2 28 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 27 (7.09%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.77%) Driving Licence
5 21 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 16 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.89%) AS400
7 11 (2.89%) CESG
8 10 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.62%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.36%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.10%) Replication
10 8 (2.10%) Statistics
11 5 (1.31%) PKI
12 4 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 288 (75.59%) Windows
2 172 (45.14%) Windows Server
3 118 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (25.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (18.11%) Windows 7
7 49 (12.86%) Windows XP
8 32 (8.40%) Linux
8 32 (8.40%) Unix
9 15 (3.94%) Windows Vista
10 14 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.36%) Solaris
13 8 (2.10%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.84%) AIX
15 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.79%) Android
16 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.69%) Migration
2 64 (16.80%) ITIL
3 36 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (5.51%) Change Management
5 18 (4.72%) Problem Management
6 17 (4.46%) Mentoring
7 15 (3.94%) Service Management
8 14 (3.67%) High Availability
8 14 (3.67%) ITIL V3
9 13 (3.41%) Service Delivery
9 13 (3.41%) Time Management
10 12 (3.15%) Coaching
11 11 (2.89%) CRM
11 11 (2.89%) Information Assurance
11 11 (2.89%) SDLC
12 9 (2.36%) OWASP
12 9 (2.36%) Patch Management
13 8 (2.10%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.10%) ISMS
13 8 (2.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (17.32%) PowerShell
2 51 (13.39%) SQL
3 10 (2.62%) VBScript
4 9 (2.36%) C
5 8 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.57%) C#
6 6 (1.57%) C++
6 6 (1.57%) LINC
6 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.05%) Java
8 3 (0.79%) PHP
9 2 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (25.98%) Security Cleared
2 69 (18.11%) SC Cleared
3 56 (14.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (12.60%) MCSE
5 28 (7.35%) MCP
6 22 (5.77%) MCSA
7 19 (4.99%) DV Cleared
8 14 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.15%) MCITP
10 11 (2.89%) CISSP
11 10 (2.62%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (2.62%) MCDST
12 9 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (2.10%) CCNA
13 8 (2.10%) MCTS
14 7 (1.84%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.84%) Degree
15 6 (1.57%) CEH
16 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.61%) SLA
2 8 (2.10%) RMADS
3 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 281 (73.75%) Active Directory
2 96 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.76%) vSphere
4 38 (9.97%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (9.19%) XenApp
6 33 (8.66%) Hyper-V
7 22 (5.77%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.36%) Sendmail
8 9 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.84%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.05%) XenServer
12 3 (0.79%) NFS
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (11.55%) SCCM
2 31 (8.14%) Backup Exec
3 30 (7.87%) NetBackup
4 17 (4.46%) WSUS
5 16 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (4.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (3.67%) Netcool
7 10 (2.62%) HP SIM
7 10 (2.62%) SCOM
8 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (2.10%) Unicenter
9 8 (2.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 210 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 163 (42.78%) VMware
3 92 (24.15%) Citrix
4 74 (19.42%) HP
5 45 (11.81%) Cisco
6 41 (10.76%) Oracle
7 27 (7.09%) EMC
8 26 (6.82%) Symantec
9 25 (6.56%) Intel Security
10 23 (6.04%) NetApp
11 18 (4.72%) IBM
12 16 (4.20%) Veritas
13 15 (3.94%) Dell
13 15 (3.94%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.67%) IronPort
15 13 (3.41%) Remedy
16 12 (3.15%) Avaya
17 9 (2.36%) Becrypt
17 9 (2.36%) CheckPoint
18 8 (2.10%) Meridio
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