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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 93 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 47 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.73% 1.82% 2.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.68% 9.51% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 41
Median daily rate £190 £231 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% -10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 20
Median hourly rate £25.75 £17.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.47% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £16.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.25 £17.00 £25.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
440 610 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.24% 19.12% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 435 367
Median daily rate £363 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +82.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £37.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 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
Dorset +11 17 £170 -1.44% 6
Wiltshire -17 8 £200 -42.85%
Bristol +8 7 £233 -41.87% 10
Somerset +31 5 £249 - 2
Gloucestershire -8 5 £228 +62.50% 2
Devon -1 2 £145 -38.94% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
3 57 (61.29%) Windows Server
4 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
5 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (45.16%) Windows 7
7 41 (44.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (44.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (41.94%) VMware
9 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
10 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (26.88%) Office 365
12 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (22.58%) Migration
13 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
13 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
15 16 (17.20%) SCCM
15 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
16 15 (16.13%) MS Office
16 15 (16.13%) Cisco
16 15 (16.13%) Firewall
16 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
17 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (15.05%) ITIL
18 13 (13.98%) Citrix
19 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
19 11 (11.83%) DNS
19 11 (11.83%) Windows 10
20 10 (10.75%) SQL Server

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 41 (44.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
4 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.75%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.30%) IBM Domino
6 4 (4.30%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) IIS
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) Firewall
2 11 (11.83%) DNS
2 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.75%) DHCP
4 9 (9.68%) SAN
5 7 (7.53%) LAN
6 6 (6.45%) Skype
6 6 (6.45%) WAN
7 5 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 4 (4.30%) VoIP
9 3 (3.23%) VLAN
10 2 (2.15%) ADSL
10 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.15%) Internet
10 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.08%) MPLS
11 1 (1.08%) PBX
11 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (15.05%) Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) IT Support
9 7 (7.53%) Consultant
9 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support
10 6 (6.45%) 1st Line Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Architect
11 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) jQuery
2 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) WCF
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) XSLT
2 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.38%) Replication
4 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.30%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.23%) CESG
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 57 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (45.16%) Windows 7
5 41 (44.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.60%) Linux
10 5 (5.38%) Unix
11 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.08%) Android
13 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Migration
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 4 (4.30%) CRM
3 4 (4.30%) Data Security
3 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.30%) Service Management
4 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.23%) Project Management
4 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (2.15%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.15%) Open Source
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.08%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) MCSE
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCSA
7 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.15%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.08%) ISEB
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.30%) XenApp
6 3 (3.23%) vSphere
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (7.53%) SCOM
3 4 (4.30%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.15%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.08%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.08%) SCSM
6 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.94%) VMware
3 15 (16.13%) Cisco
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
5 8 (8.60%) Veeam
6 7 (7.53%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) Sophos
8 4 (4.30%) Lotus
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle
9 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.23%) EMC
9 3 (3.23%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.15%) Apple
10 2 (2.15%) Juniper
10 2 (2.15%) Nokia
10 2 (2.15%) Samsung
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
11 1 (1.08%) CommVault
11 1 (1.08%) NetApp
11 1 (1.08%) Veritas
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