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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 94 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 2.20% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.64% 12.76% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 47
Median daily rate £256 £238 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.50 £15.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.20% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £12.38 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £69.00 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -7.02%
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
521 572 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.60% 17.24% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 366 358
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +159.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Bristol +7 15 £333 +125.42% 5
Wiltshire -6 8 £231 -15.90%
Gloucestershire -12 6 £288 +64.28% 3
Dorset +6 5 £105 -44.73% 7
Somerset +20 4 £290 +11.53% 1
Devon -11 4 £153 -49.16% 2
Cornwall - 2 - - 4
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 67 (60.91%) Microsoft
2 67 (60.91%) Active Directory
3 50 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
5 47 (42.73%) VMware
6 39 (35.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (32.73%) Windows 7
8 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (29.09%) Office 365
10 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
12 28 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 26 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (21.82%) ITIL
16 23 (20.91%) Firewall
16 23 (20.91%) Migration
16 23 (20.91%) SCCM
17 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
19 20 (18.18%) SharePoint
20 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
21 18 (16.36%) MS Office
21 18 (16.36%) Citrix
22 16 (14.55%) Cisco
22 16 (14.55%) Skype for Business
23 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
24 14 (12.73%) DNS
25 13 (11.82%) Telecoms

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 50 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 16 (14.55%) Skype for Business
6 7 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.55%) IBM Domino
8 5 (4.55%) IBM Notes
9 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.82%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.82%) IIS
12 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Office 365
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.27%) SaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.91%) Firewall
2 14 (12.73%) DNS
3 12 (10.91%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.00%) DHCP
4 11 (10.00%) WAN
5 9 (8.18%) Skype
6 8 (7.27%) Internet
6 8 (7.27%) SAN
7 6 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.64%) IP Telephony
8 4 (3.64%) VPN
9 3 (2.73%) SSL
9 3 (2.73%) VLAN
10 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.82%) IMAP4
10 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.82%) POP3
10 2 (1.82%) SMTP
10 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Architect
4 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Consultant
5 10 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.55%) IT Support
10 5 (4.55%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.36%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.55%) Replication
5 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.91%) CESG
8 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
3 39 (35.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (32.73%) Windows 7
5 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.27%) Linux
7 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.64%) Unix
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) Android
12 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) ITIL
2 23 (20.91%) Migration
3 7 (6.36%) Problem Management
4 5 (4.55%) High Availability
4 5 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.55%) Project Management
4 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.64%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.64%) Data Protection
5 4 (3.64%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.73%) Data Security
6 3 (2.73%) Identity Management
6 3 (2.73%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.73%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.73%) Service Management
7 2 (1.82%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.91%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) MCSE
6 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.64%) MCDST
6 4 (3.64%) MCP
7 3 (2.73%) MCSA
8 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.82%) ISEB
8 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.82%) MCITP
8 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CCA
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (60.91%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.55%) XenApp
7 4 (3.64%) vSphere
8 2 (1.82%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (20.91%) SCCM
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (8.18%) SCOM
3 5 (4.55%) SCDPM
4 4 (3.64%) WSUS
5 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.82%) SCSM
6 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.91%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 67 (60.91%) Microsoft
2 47 (42.73%) VMware
3 18 (16.36%) Citrix
4 16 (14.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) Apple
5 5 (4.55%) HP
5 5 (4.55%) Lotus
5 5 (4.55%) Veeam
6 3 (2.73%) EMC
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) Remedy
6 3 (2.73%) Sophos
6 3 (2.73%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.82%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) Mitel
7 2 (1.82%) Nokia
7 2 (1.82%) Novell
7 2 (1.82%) Samsung
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago