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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 136 104 58
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -46
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 108 182 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.92% 2.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.56% 10.94% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 160
Median daily rate £325 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £490 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 21
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £20.65 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
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
1261 1664 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.30% 17.59% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1000 976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 72
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.28 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.84% -15.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 33 £283 +25.55% 9
Surrey +25 22 £325 +8.33% 10
Hampshire -9 19 £373 +20.16% 17
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £325 -7.14% 7
West Sussex +2 10 £165 -59.50% 6
Oxfordshire -9 8 £369 -7.81% 2
Kent -5 4 £180 -40.00%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 188 (73.15%) Windows
2 179 (69.65%) Active Directory
3 163 (63.42%) Microsoft
4 111 (43.19%) Windows Server
5 104 (40.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 88 (34.24%) Office 365
6 88 (34.24%) VMware
7 86 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (24.12%) PowerShell
8 62 (24.12%) MS Office
9 61 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (22.96%) Migration
12 58 (22.57%) Citrix
13 55 (21.40%) DNS
14 53 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (19.84%) Security Cleared
16 50 (19.46%) MS Excel
17 49 (19.07%) SQL Server
18 46 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (17.12%) Windows 7
20 40 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
21 39 (15.18%) HP
22 37 (14.40%) Cisco
22 37 (14.40%) Skype for Business
23 36 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
23 36 (14.01%) DHCP
24 30 (11.67%) TCP/IP
24 30 (11.67%) LAN
24 30 (11.67%) 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
1 104 (40.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 61 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (14.40%) Skype for Business
5 36 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (9.34%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.33%) CMS
9 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 5 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.17%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.78%) WordPress
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (24.12%) MS Office
2 50 (19.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) InDesign
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 88 (34.24%) Office 365
2 22 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.40%) DNS
2 36 (14.01%) DHCP
3 30 (11.67%) LAN
3 30 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.28%) SAN
5 27 (10.51%) SMTP
6 26 (10.12%) Skype
7 25 (9.73%) Firewall
8 23 (8.95%) Internet
8 23 (8.95%) WAN
9 14 (5.45%) Wireless
10 13 (5.06%) IPsec
11 11 (4.28%) Network Security
12 10 (3.89%) FTP
12 10 (3.89%) SSH
12 10 (3.89%) VoIP
13 9 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (2.72%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.56%) MS Access
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 20 (7.78%) Finance
2 11 (4.28%) Advertising
3 8 (3.11%) German Language
4 5 (1.95%) Electronics
4 5 (1.95%) French Language
4 5 (1.95%) Italian Language
4 5 (1.95%) Marketing
4 5 (1.95%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.17%) Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Military
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (20.62%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.79%) Analyst
3 32 (12.45%) Consultant
4 24 (9.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Office 365 Consultant
6 18 (7.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.23%) Desktop Support
7 16 (6.23%) Exchange Consultant
7 16 (6.23%) IT Support
8 15 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (5.06%) Architect
10 13 (5.06%) Server Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) Migration Consultant
12 11 (4.28%) Messaging Engineer
12 11 (4.28%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.11%) .NET
2 6 (2.33%) MAPI
2 6 (2.33%) Node.js
2 6 (2.33%) Web Services
3 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.17%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.39%) OAuth
5 1 (0.39%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.45%) CESG
3 14 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 13 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.06%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.89%) Clustering
7 9 (3.50%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.50%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.72%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.72%) Replication
9 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.17%) Social Media
12 2 (0.78%) Blog
12 2 (0.78%) Statistics
12 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 188 (73.15%) Windows
2 111 (43.19%) Windows Server
3 86 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (17.12%) Windows 7
7 30 (11.67%) Windows 10
8 20 (7.78%) Unix
9 19 (7.39%) Windows Vista
10 15 (5.84%) Windows 8
11 14 (5.45%) Android
11 14 (5.45%) Windows XP
12 12 (4.67%) Linux
13 6 (2.33%) Solaris
14 4 (1.56%) HPUX
14 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.78%) CentOS
15 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.96%) Migration
2 27 (10.51%) ITIL
3 13 (5.06%) Information Assurance
4 12 (4.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (4.28%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.89%) Fuzz Testing
6 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (3.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (3.89%) OWASP
6 10 (3.89%) Patch Management
7 9 (3.50%) Data Centre Operations
7 9 (3.50%) Service Management
7 9 (3.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 8 (3.11%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (3.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (3.11%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (2.72%) ISMS
9 7 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.72%) Memory Management
9 7 (2.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.12%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.39%) SQL
3 10 (3.89%) VB
4 9 (3.50%) VBScript
5 8 (3.11%) C#
6 7 (2.72%) C++
6 7 (2.72%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.95%) Perl
8 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (19.84%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.39%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.06%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (5.06%) CISSP
6 12 (4.67%) MCP
6 12 (4.67%) MCSE
7 11 (4.28%) CCNA
7 11 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.11%) CEH
9 6 (2.33%) CCNP
9 6 (2.33%) MCSA
10 5 (1.95%) Degree
11 4 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.17%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.78%) MCITP
13 2 (0.78%) MCTS
13 2 (0.78%) RHCE
13 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.72%) RMADS
3 2 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 179 (69.65%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.12%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.56%) vSphere
5 18 (7.00%) XenApp
6 10 (3.89%) Sendmail
7 9 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.56%) Samba
11 3 (1.17%) Firmware
11 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.78%) vCloud
12 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (8.95%) SCCM
2 18 (7.00%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (4.67%) WSUS
5 11 (4.28%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.28%) SCOM
6 10 (3.89%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.56%) Netcool
8 4 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.17%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.78%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.78%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.78%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 163 (63.42%) Microsoft
2 88 (34.24%) VMware
3 58 (22.57%) Citrix
4 39 (15.18%) HP
5 37 (14.40%) Cisco
6 23 (8.95%) Symantec
7 20 (7.78%) Oracle
8 15 (5.84%) Dell
9 14 (5.45%) NetApp
10 10 (3.89%) EMC
10 10 (3.89%) MobileIron
11 9 (3.50%) Apple
12 7 (2.72%) Veeam
13 6 (2.33%) Sophos
14 5 (1.95%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.95%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.56%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.56%) Mitel
15 4 (1.56%) Veritas
15 4 (1.56%) Wyse
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