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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 97 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 41 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 2.08% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 12.43% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 34
Median daily rate £300 £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £100 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
480 523 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.52% 16.73% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 313 416
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 18
Median hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -6 11 £319 -8.92% 6
Bristol -15 9 £323 +32.30% 3
Gloucestershire +7 6 £131 - 2
Dorset -6 5 £289 +25.54% 2
Devon +5 4 £120 -34.24%
Somerset +9 3 £188 -16.66% 7
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 91 (84.26%) Windows
2 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
3 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 57 (52.78%) VMware
5 54 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 48 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (33.33%) ITIL
9 35 (32.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (25.00%) Citrix
12 27 (25.00%) Office 365
13 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
13 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (24.07%) Migration
14 25 (23.15%) Cisco
15 21 (19.44%) DNS
15 21 (19.44%) DHCP
15 21 (19.44%) Firewall
16 20 (18.52%) MS Excel
16 20 (18.52%) SCCM
17 19 (17.59%) Skype for Business
17 19 (17.59%) SQL
18 18 (16.67%) MS Office
18 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (15.74%) VMware ESX
19 17 (15.74%) vSphere

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 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (32.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (17.59%) Skype for Business
5 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
8 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) DHCP
1 21 (19.44%) DNS
1 21 (19.44%) Firewall
2 15 (13.89%) Skype
3 12 (11.11%) LAN
4 11 (10.19%) Internet
5 10 (9.26%) SAN
5 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.26%) WAN
6 7 (6.48%) VoIP
7 5 (4.63%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.78%) NAS
10 2 (1.85%) VLAN
10 2 (1.85%) Wireless
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 12 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Server Support
10 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.56%) Exchange Support
10 6 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) IT Support
11 5 (4.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.70%) Clustering
4 4 (3.70%) iPad
4 4 (3.70%) iPhone
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.85%) CESG
6 2 (1.85%) CMDB
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (84.26%) Windows
2 54 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
5 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.48%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.56%) Linux
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.78%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 26 (24.07%) Migration
3 12 (11.11%) Service Management
4 11 (10.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.26%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.56%) ITSM
6 6 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (2.78%) Open Source
9 3 (2.78%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.78%) Project Management
9 3 (2.78%) Software Licensing
10 2 (1.85%) Change Management
10 2 (1.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.85%) High Availability
10 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.85%) C
3 2 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) MCSE
4 11 (10.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.33%) MCSA
6 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.70%) MCP
7 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.78%) MCDST
9 2 (1.85%) CCNA
9 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.85%) ISEB
9 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.93%) HND
10 1 (0.93%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.74%) VMware ESX
3 17 (15.74%) vSphere
4 13 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (11.11%) XenApp
6 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.41%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.70%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.70%) UAG
9 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) WSUS
3 3 (2.78%) SCOM
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 57 (52.78%) VMware
3 27 (25.00%) Citrix
4 25 (23.15%) Cisco
5 12 (11.11%) HP
5 12 (11.11%) NetApp
6 11 (10.19%) Sophos
7 9 (8.33%) Dell
8 7 (6.48%) AppSense
8 7 (6.48%) Veeam
9 5 (4.63%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (4.63%) Forcepoint
9 5 (4.63%) Symantec
10 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.70%) Canon
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle
10 4 (3.70%) Remedy
11 3 (2.78%) Apple
11 3 (2.78%) BMC
11 3 (2.78%) Wyse
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Pertemps IT
Rate: Up to £250 per day all inclusive
Posted: 27 days ago