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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 79 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 70 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.97% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 11.75% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 28
Median daily rate £350 £225 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £122 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £17.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +16.39%
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
560 536 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.38% 16.72% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 373 318
Median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 +11 25 £350 +6.87% 4
Bristol +13 24 £350 +169.23% 3
Dorset -1 7 £178 +7.57% 2
Gloucestershire -2 7 £400 +150.00% 3
Somerset +12 4 £450 +100.00% 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
Devon -6 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 86 (74.14%) Windows
2 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 66 (56.90%) Active Directory
3 51 (43.97%) VMware
4 47 (40.52%) Windows Server
5 46 (39.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (32.76%) Windows 7
7 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (28.45%) Office 365
10 32 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
12 27 (23.28%) ITIL
12 27 (23.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (21.55%) MS Excel
14 25 (21.55%) Cisco
14 25 (21.55%) Migration
15 24 (20.69%) Firewall
15 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (20.69%) MS Office
16 23 (19.83%) SCCM
17 22 (18.97%) Citrix
18 20 (17.24%) SharePoint
18 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
18 20 (17.24%) Skype for Business
19 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
19 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
19 16 (13.79%) DNS
20 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP

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 46 (39.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (23.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 20 (17.24%) Skype for Business
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.17%) IBM Domino
6 6 (5.17%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.59%) IIS
8 3 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.72%) CMS
9 2 (1.72%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (21.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.45%) Office 365
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.90%) SaaS
4 3 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.72%) Yammer
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.86%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.69%) Firewall
2 16 (13.79%) DNS
3 14 (12.07%) Skype
3 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.07%) WAN
4 13 (11.21%) LAN
5 11 (9.48%) Internet
5 11 (9.48%) SAN
6 9 (7.76%) DHCP
7 6 (5.17%) VoIP
8 5 (4.31%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.31%) VPN
9 4 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.59%) ADSL
10 3 (2.59%) SSL
10 3 (2.59%) Wireless
11 2 (1.72%) IMAP4
11 2 (1.72%) MPLS
11 2 (1.72%) POP3
11 2 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Law
3 2 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.62%) Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (0.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.17%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.31%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.59%) iPad
4 3 (2.59%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) CMDB
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) CESG
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (74.14%) Windows
2 47 (40.52%) Windows Server
3 38 (32.76%) Windows 7
4 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.03%) Linux
8 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.45%) Android
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.72%) Unix
12 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) ITIL
2 25 (21.55%) Migration
3 9 (7.76%) ITIL V3
3 9 (7.76%) Service Management
4 7 (6.03%) High Availability
5 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.17%) Project Management
5 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.31%) ITSM
6 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.31%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (2.59%) Change Management
8 3 (2.59%) Data Security
8 3 (2.59%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.07%) SQL
3 2 (1.72%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) VBScript
4 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.03%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.31%) MCDST
6 4 (3.45%) MCP
7 3 (2.59%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.72%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CCNA
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (10.34%) XenApp
5 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.76%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.45%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.45%) UAG
7 4 (3.45%) vSphere
8 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) SCOM
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (4.31%) WSUS
5 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.72%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.72%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.72%) SCSM
7 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.86%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 51 (43.97%) VMware
3 25 (21.55%) Cisco
4 22 (18.97%) Citrix
5 8 (6.90%) Dell
6 7 (6.03%) AppSense
6 7 (6.03%) Veeam
7 6 (5.17%) Lotus
8 5 (4.31%) Sophos
9 4 (3.45%) Apple
9 4 (3.45%) Canon
9 4 (3.45%) HP
9 4 (3.45%) NetApp
10 3 (2.59%) EMC
10 3 (2.59%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.59%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.59%) Mitel
10 3 (2.59%) Remedy
10 3 (2.59%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.59%) Wyse