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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / South West
Rank 96 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 39 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 2.07% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.16% 12.66% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 38
Median daily rate £265 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
478 482 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.82% 16.33% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 335 326
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £9.10 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -15 17 £350 +6.06% 3
Devon -2 5 £135 -28.94%
Bristol -4 4 £345 +6.15% 9
Somerset - 4 £273 - 1
Dorset -1 3 £265 +89.28% 2
Gloucestershire -1 3 £120 -4.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 62 (73.81%) Active Directory
3 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
5 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (38.10%) Windows 7
7 30 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (34.52%) Office 365
9 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
12 21 (25.00%) Migration
13 20 (23.81%) MS Office
14 18 (21.43%) VMware
15 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 12 (14.29%) ITIL
18 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
19 10 (11.90%) Finance
19 10 (11.90%) Oracle
19 10 (11.90%) Citrix
19 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
19 10 (11.90%) Windows 10
20 9 (10.71%) Sophos
21 8 (9.52%) DNS
21 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
21 8 (9.52%) Linux

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 30 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.52%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) DHCP
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (4.76%) Skype
3 4 (4.76%) VPN
3 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) SAN
4 3 (3.57%) VoIP
4 3 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (2.38%) IPv4
5 2 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (16.67%) IT Support
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Exchange Migration Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) ERP Support
9 4 (4.76%) SAP Support
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) jQuery
2 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) WCF
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.38%) CESG
2 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.19%) iPad
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.19%) Replication
3 1 (1.19%) RIA
3 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
3 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.90%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.52%) Linux
7 8 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.95%) Unix
9 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.76%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.38%) VMS
12 1 (1.19%) Android
12 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (5.95%) Service Management
4 4 (4.76%) CRM
4 4 (4.76%) ERP
5 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.38%) Change Management
6 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.38%) ITSM
6 2 (2.38%) Network Management
6 2 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (1.19%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Nagios
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) Citrix
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 9 (10.71%) Sophos
5 7 (8.33%) SAP
6 6 (7.14%) Apple
7 5 (5.95%) HP
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco
8 4 (4.76%) Pegasus
8 4 (4.76%) QAD
9 3 (3.57%) Veeam
10 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.38%) Intel
10 2 (2.38%) IronPort
10 2 (2.38%) RightFax
11 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.19%) Lotus
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.19%) Symantec