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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / South West
Rank 87 98 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 1.77% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.90% 9.74% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 39
Median daily rate £250 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Median hourly rate £165.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+870.58% -25.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%

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
413 534 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.00% 18.15% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 384 308
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £59.20 £32.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -5 16 £355 +2.15% 1
Dorset +9 13 £238 +39.70% 2
Somerset +14 5 £273 - 2
Devon +3 5 £135 -28.94%
Bristol +3 3 £345 +6.15% 3
Gloucestershire -6 1 £110 - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 80 (86.96%) Windows
2 66 (71.74%) Active Directory
3 46 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (38.04%) Windows 7
6 33 (35.87%) Office 365
6 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 31 (33.70%) MS Excel
9 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (25.00%) VMware
11 21 (22.83%) Migration
12 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
14 15 (16.30%) ITIL
15 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
15 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
15 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
16 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (14.13%) Citrix
16 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (13.04%) MS Office
17 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
17 12 (13.04%) Firewall
18 11 (11.96%) DNS
19 10 (10.87%) DHCP
19 10 (10.87%) Windows 10
20 9 (9.78%) Windows 8
20 9 (9.78%) 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 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.26%) IBM Domino
7 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (33.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.04%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.87%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 11 (11.96%) DNS
3 10 (10.87%) DHCP
4 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.61%) LAN
6 6 (6.52%) WAN
7 5 (5.43%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) Skype
9 3 (3.26%) SAN
9 3 (3.26%) VLAN
9 3 (3.26%) VoIP
10 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.17%) Internet
10 2 (2.17%) IPv4
10 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.09%) MPLS
11 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Electronics
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (15.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Exchange Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) IT Support
7 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) 1st Line Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
10 6 (6.52%) Migration Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 5 (5.43%) Exchange Migration Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Migration Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) WCF
2 1 (1.09%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.17%) CESG
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.96%) Windows
2 46 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (38.04%) Windows 7
3 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.87%) Windows 10
7 9 (9.78%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.70%) Linux
9 6 (6.52%) Unix
10 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.17%) VMS
12 1 (1.09%) Android
12 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Migration
2 15 (16.30%) ITIL
3 5 (5.43%) Service Management
4 4 (4.35%) CRM
5 3 (3.26%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.26%) Data Security
5 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.17%) ITSM
6 2 (2.17%) Network Management
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
6 2 (2.17%) Project Management
6 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.43%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.17%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) MCP
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCA
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 66 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.26%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (3.26%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Citrix
4 9 (9.78%) Sophos
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) HP
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle
7 4 (4.35%) Veeam
8 3 (3.26%) Lotus
9 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.17%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) Nokia
9 2 (2.17%) Samsung
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.09%) Dell KACE
10 1 (1.09%) RightFax
10 1 (1.09%) Varonis
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