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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / South East
Rank 123 94 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 127 196 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 2.26% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.06% 13.16% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 118 145
Median daily rate £325 £314 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £55.65 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
1262 1489 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.37% 17.17% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 956 958
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 79
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £54.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -7 36 £330 +6.45% 11
Berkshire -2 32 £359 +14.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 21 £390 +30.00% 3
Surrey -7 20 £240 -12.72% 11
Oxfordshire -10 8 £325 -18.75% 7
West Sussex -15 4 £225 -37.50% 3
East Sussex +1 3 £275 -8.33% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 169 (71.91%) Windows
2 157 (66.81%) Active Directory
3 148 (62.98%) Microsoft
4 118 (50.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 110 (46.81%) Windows Server
6 95 (40.43%) VMware
7 87 (37.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (36.60%) Office 365
9 64 (27.23%) Security Cleared
10 60 (25.53%) PowerShell
11 59 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (24.68%) Skype for Business
13 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 55 (23.40%) MS Office
15 52 (22.13%) Windows 7
16 43 (18.30%) Migration
16 43 (18.30%) ITIL
16 43 (18.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
17 42 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2003
17 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (17.45%) Skype
19 40 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
19 40 (17.02%) Cisco
19 40 (17.02%) DNS
20 37 (15.74%) Firewall
20 37 (15.74%) SC Cleared
21 36 (15.32%) HP
21 36 (15.32%) Citrix
22 35 (14.89%) SAN

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
1 118 (50.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 58 (24.68%) Skype for Business
3 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (10.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 5 (2.13%) IIS
9 5 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.43%) QuickPlace
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (23.40%) MS Office
2 31 (13.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) assyst
1 1 (0.43%) Maximo
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (36.60%) Office 365
2 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.70%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.85%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.45%) Skype
2 40 (17.02%) DNS
3 37 (15.74%) Firewall
4 35 (14.89%) SAN
5 32 (13.62%) DHCP
6 26 (11.06%) TCP/IP
7 22 (9.36%) LAN
8 19 (8.09%) VoIP
9 18 (7.66%) WAN
10 15 (6.38%) SMTP
11 13 (5.53%) VPN
12 10 (4.26%) PBX
13 9 (3.83%) Internet
14 8 (3.40%) Network Security
14 8 (3.40%) Unified Communications
15 7 (2.98%) IPsec
16 6 (2.55%) FTP
17 5 (2.13%) ISDN
17 5 (2.13%) Wireless
18 4 (1.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.13%) MS Access
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.85%) DB2
6 2 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (4.68%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Advertising
3 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Military
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (22.13%) Support Engineer
2 39 (16.60%) Consultant
3 31 (13.19%) Analyst
4 25 (10.64%) Office 365 Consultant
5 21 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (8.51%) Exchange Consultant
6 20 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.51%) Server Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) IT Support
7 16 (6.81%) Migration Consultant
7 16 (6.81%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.81%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Architect
8 14 (5.96%) IT Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Consultant
8 14 (5.96%) Wintel Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.53%) Active Directory Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) XML
2 2 (0.85%) HTML
2 2 (0.85%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) OAuth
3 1 (0.43%) ODBC
3 1 (0.43%) OpenID
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.81%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.68%) Clustering
4 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.98%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.98%) PKI
6 6 (2.55%) CESG
6 6 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.28%) iPad
8 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) CMDB
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Handset
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 169 (71.91%) Windows
2 110 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 87 (37.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (22.13%) Windows 7
5 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (11.06%) Windows 10
8 18 (7.66%) Linux
8 18 (7.66%) Unix
9 15 (6.38%) Windows 8
10 14 (5.96%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.83%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.98%) Android
13 6 (2.55%) Solaris
14 5 (2.13%) SUSE
15 4 (1.70%) HPUX
15 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.28%) AIX
17 2 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.30%) ITIL
1 43 (18.30%) Migration
2 15 (6.38%) Incident Management
3 13 (5.53%) High Availability
4 12 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.26%) Service Management
6 8 (3.40%) Capacity Management
7 7 (2.98%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (2.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (2.98%) ITIL V3
7 7 (2.98%) Network Design
7 7 (2.98%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.98%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (2.55%) Change Management
8 6 (2.55%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.55%) Information Assurance
8 6 (2.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (2.55%) Patch Management
8 6 (2.55%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.64%) SQL
3 16 (6.81%) VBScript
4 5 (2.13%) Perl
4 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.13%) VB
5 3 (1.28%) Python
6 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 64 (27.23%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (15.74%) SC Cleared
4 20 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 20 (8.51%) MCITP
4 20 (8.51%) MCSA
5 17 (7.23%) MCSE
6 11 (4.68%) MCP
7 7 (2.98%) CISSP
8 6 (2.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.13%) Degree
10 4 (1.70%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.28%) CCNA
11 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CCNP
12 2 (0.85%) CEH
12 2 (0.85%) MCTS
12 2 (0.85%) RHCE
12 2 (0.85%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.28%) RMADS
3 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 157 (66.81%) Active Directory
2 59 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.81%) VMware ESX
5 15 (6.38%) vSphere
6 13 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.98%) XenApp
8 6 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.70%) Samba
9 4 (1.70%) Sendmail
9 4 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.28%) Firmware
10 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.85%) UAG
11 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.43%) vCloud
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (11.49%) SCCM
2 12 (5.11%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.68%) NetBackup
3 11 (4.68%) SCOM
4 9 (3.83%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.13%) Netcool
6 5 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.13%) Unicenter
7 4 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.70%) WSUS
8 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.28%) Puppet
8 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 148 (62.98%) Microsoft
2 95 (40.43%) VMware
3 40 (17.02%) Cisco
4 36 (15.32%) Citrix
4 36 (15.32%) HP
5 28 (11.91%) NetApp
6 13 (5.53%) Oracle
7 12 (5.11%) Symantec
8 9 (3.83%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.98%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.98%) Dell
9 7 (2.98%) EMC
9 7 (2.98%) Veeam
10 6 (2.55%) Apple
11 5 (2.13%) IBM
11 5 (2.13%) Veritas
12 4 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.70%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.70%) Sun
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