The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 92 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 50 73 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 2.33% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.42% 13.83% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 26
Median daily rate £331 £225 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £100 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £371 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £13.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.35 £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
531 528 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.07% 16.87% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 344 379
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 18
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the South West region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the South West region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Wiltshire 0 20 £350 - 3
Dorset -3 9 £206 +47.32% 2
Bristol -14 7 £230 -0.54% 18
Gloucestershire +1 6 £375 - 6
Devon -1 5 £120 -46.66% 3
Somerset +7 4 £469 +108.33% 4
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 89 (78.76%) Windows
2 73 (64.60%) Microsoft
3 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
4 57 (50.44%) VMware
5 48 (42.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
7 41 (36.28%) ITIL
8 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (30.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (28.32%) Windows 7
11 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (25.66%) Office 365
13 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 26 (23.01%) Migration
15 25 (22.12%) MS Office
15 25 (22.12%) Citrix
16 24 (21.24%) Firewall
16 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (20.35%) Cisco
17 23 (20.35%) MS Excel
18 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
19 20 (17.70%) VMware ESXi
20 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
20 18 (15.93%) DNS
20 18 (15.93%) VMware ESX
21 16 (14.16%) DHCP
21 16 (14.16%) SQL
21 16 (14.16%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 48 (42.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (30.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (13.27%) SharePoint
5 14 (12.39%) Skype for Business
6 9 (7.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.65%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.65%) IIS
9 2 (1.77%) CMS
9 2 (1.77%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) MS Office
2 23 (20.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.66%) Office 365
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) Firewall
2 18 (15.93%) DNS
3 16 (14.16%) DHCP
4 12 (10.62%) LAN
4 12 (10.62%) WAN
5 11 (9.73%) Skype
5 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.85%) Internet
7 8 (7.08%) SAN
8 7 (6.19%) VoIP
9 6 (5.31%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.54%) VPN
11 2 (1.77%) IMAP4
11 2 (1.77%) POP3
11 2 (1.77%) SMTP
11 2 (1.77%) SSL
11 2 (1.77%) Wireless
12 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.12%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Analyst
2 18 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Support
4 13 (11.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (11.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) Server Support
8 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) J2EE
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.85%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.08%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.08%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.42%) Clustering
3 5 (4.42%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.54%) iPad
4 4 (3.54%) iPhone
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.77%) CESG
6 2 (1.77%) CMDB
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (78.76%) Windows
2 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
3 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (28.32%) Windows 7
5 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.08%) Linux
8 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.54%) Android
9 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 26 (23.01%) Migration
3 12 (10.62%) ITIL V3
3 12 (10.62%) Service Management
4 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.31%) ITSM
7 5 (4.42%) High Availability
7 5 (4.42%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.54%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (3.54%) Project Management
8 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.65%) Open Source
9 3 (2.65%) Software Licensing
10 2 (1.77%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.16%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) C
3 2 (1.77%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.50%) MCSE
3 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.08%) MCSA
5 7 (6.19%) MCDST
6 6 (5.31%) MCP
7 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.77%) CCNA
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.77%) ISEB
9 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.88%) HND
10 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.70%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (15.93%) VMware ESX
5 14 (12.39%) XenApp
6 13 (11.50%) vSphere
7 8 (7.08%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.54%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.54%) UAG
9 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) WSUS
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (64.60%) Microsoft
2 57 (50.44%) VMware
3 25 (22.12%) Citrix
4 23 (20.35%) Cisco
5 12 (10.62%) NetApp
6 11 (9.73%) Sophos
7 9 (7.96%) Dell
8 7 (6.19%) AppSense
8 7 (6.19%) HP
9 6 (5.31%) Remedy
10 5 (4.42%) Apple
10 5 (4.42%) BMC
10 5 (4.42%) Forcepoint
10 5 (4.42%) Veeam
11 4 (3.54%) Canon
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle
12 3 (2.65%) Lotus
12 3 (2.65%) Wyse
13 2 (1.77%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.77%) OpenText
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