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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 66 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.20% 1.85% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 11.31% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 22
Median daily rate £350 £219 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £110 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £274 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £20.60 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
528 504 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.62% 16.37% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 345 320
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.19 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.55% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.30
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 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 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
Wiltshire +9 24 £350 +35.92% 3
Bristol +9 19 £335 +72.90% 6
Gloucestershire +1 8 £400 +188.28% 6
Somerset +6 6 £381 +69.44% 2
Dorset -7 6 £135 -3.57% 11
Devon -4 3 - - 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 79 (61.24%) Microsoft
3 71 (55.04%) Active Directory
4 65 (50.39%) VMware
5 60 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
7 42 (32.56%) ITIL
8 41 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (27.13%) Windows 7
12 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (24.03%) Office 365
13 31 (24.03%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (22.48%) Migration
15 27 (20.93%) MS Office
16 26 (20.16%) Firewall
16 26 (20.16%) Security Cleared
17 25 (19.38%) Citrix
17 25 (19.38%) Cisco
18 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
18 23 (17.83%) SCCM
19 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
20 21 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
21 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
21 19 (14.73%) SQL
21 19 (14.73%) Skype for Business
22 18 (13.95%) DNS
22 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification

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 60 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 39 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 31 (24.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
4 19 (14.73%) Skype for Business
5 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.10%) IIS
8 3 (2.33%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.33%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.55%) CMS
9 2 (1.55%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Office
2 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.03%) Office 365
2 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.43%) SaaS
4 3 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) Firewall
2 18 (13.95%) DNS
3 14 (10.85%) DHCP
4 13 (10.08%) LAN
4 13 (10.08%) Skype
4 13 (10.08%) WAN
5 12 (9.30%) Internet
5 12 (9.30%) SAN
5 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.65%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.65%) VoIP
7 5 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.10%) VPN
9 3 (2.33%) Wireless
10 2 (1.55%) IMAP4
10 2 (1.55%) POP3
10 2 (1.55%) SMTP
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
11 1 (0.78%) ADSL
11 1 (0.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Back Office
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Law
4 2 (1.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Support Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Analyst
3 18 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Architect
7 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Server Support
10 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Consultant
10 7 (5.43%) Exchange Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) J2EE
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.75%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.43%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.43%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.88%) Clustering
4 5 (3.88%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.33%) iPad
6 3 (2.33%) iPhone
7 2 (1.55%) CMDB
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) CESG
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 41 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (27.13%) Windows 7
6 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.20%) Linux
8 6 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.10%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.56%) ITIL
2 29 (22.48%) Migration
3 11 (8.53%) ITIL V3
3 11 (8.53%) Service Management
4 10 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.65%) High Availability
8 5 (3.88%) ITSM
8 5 (3.88%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.10%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.10%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (3.10%) Project Management
9 4 (3.10%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.10%) V-Model
10 3 (2.33%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.73%) SQL
3 2 (1.55%) Java
3 2 (1.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.30%) MCSE
5 10 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.20%) MCSA
7 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) MCDST
9 5 (3.88%) MCP
10 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (3.10%) ISEB
10 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.55%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.78%) CCNA
13 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (55.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (13.95%) VMware ESX
5 13 (10.08%) vSphere
5 13 (10.08%) XenApp
6 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.10%) BitLocker
9 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.10%) UAG
10 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (17.83%) SCCM
2 7 (5.43%) WSUS
3 6 (4.65%) SCOM
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.78%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.78%) SCSM
8 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (61.24%) Microsoft
2 65 (50.39%) VMware
3 25 (19.38%) Cisco
3 25 (19.38%) Citrix
4 13 (10.08%) NetApp
5 11 (8.53%) Sophos
6 9 (6.98%) Dell
7 7 (5.43%) AppSense
7 7 (5.43%) Veeam
8 6 (4.65%) Apple
9 5 (3.88%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.88%) HP
9 5 (3.88%) Remedy
10 4 (3.10%) BMC
10 4 (3.10%) Canon
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle
11 3 (2.33%) EMC
11 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.33%) Lotus
11 3 (2.33%) Wyse