The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 168 119 81
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 823 1101 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.89% 2.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.30% 10.54% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 658 687
Median daily rate £325 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 105 173
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £28.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.87
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9911 10442 10076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.59% 17.91% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6476 6562 5900
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 328 429
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -53 763 £325 +4.00% 274
London -41 297 £350 +7.69% 82
South East -60 158 £325 -7.14% 54
North West -2 68 £310 +7.35% 24
West Midlands -12 63 £300 -3.61% 29
South West +8 54 £325 +44.44% 26
Berkshire +12 47 £375 +15.38% 10
Manchester +6 42 £300 -3.22% 12
East of England -17 40 £230 -16.36% 19
North East +13 39 £293 +53.94% 7
City of London -9 38 £408 +10.50% 21
Tyne and Wear +9 35 £303 +59.21% 6
Scotland -5 35 £248 +32.00% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 34 £295 +55.26% 6
Yorkshire -19 33 £320 +33.33% 26
Surrey +4 26 £350 +5.26% 13
Bristol +19 24 £340 +94.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 23 £425 +41.66% 4
Milton Keynes +14 21 £500 +66.66% 2
Hampshire -48 21 £320 -11.72% 10
Oxfordshire -4 18 £275 +39.24% 3
Birmingham -11 18 £375 +15.83% 8
Reading +9 17 £375 -14.77% 6
Edinburgh +4 17 £325 +13.04% 1
Oxford -13 14 £275 +61.76% 1
West Yorkshire -20 14 £323 +34.37% 17
North Yorkshire +1 13 £225 -10.00% 3
Bedfordshire +1 13 £306 +6.52% 1
Wiltshire +8 12 £325 +6.55% 5
East Midlands -4 12 £275 +10.00% 6

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1371 (75.25%) Windows
2 1347 (73.93%) Active Directory
3 1213 (66.58%) Microsoft
4 856 (46.98%) Windows Server
5 767 (42.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 720 (39.52%) VMware
7 598 (32.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 522 (28.65%) Office 365
9 499 (27.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 463 (25.41%) Citrix
11 416 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 412 (22.61%) DNS
13 400 (21.95%) MS Office
14 397 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2013
15 380 (20.86%) Skype for Business
16 377 (20.69%) MS Excel
17 361 (19.81%) ITIL
18 360 (19.76%) Migration
19 358 (19.65%) Windows 7
20 349 (19.15%) PowerShell
21 343 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
22 342 (18.77%) SharePoint
23 329 (18.06%) Security Cleared
24 327 (17.95%) SCCM
25 311 (17.07%) Cisco
26 308 (16.90%) DHCP
27 306 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2007
28 305 (16.74%) SQL Server
29 284 (15.59%) HP
30 271 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 767 (42.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 397 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 380 (20.86%) Skype for Business
4 342 (18.77%) SharePoint
5 306 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 253 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 111 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 84 (4.61%) IIS
9 77 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 61 (3.35%) Office Communications Server
11 58 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (2.09%) IBM Notes
13 32 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (1.54%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.77%) Apache
15 14 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.71%) IBM Domino
16 13 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
17 8 (0.44%) CMS
17 8 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 400 (21.95%) MS Office
2 377 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.77%) MS Project
5 10 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.38%) Windchill
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) assyst
2 12 (0.66%) Faxination
3 11 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.055%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.055%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.055%) Summit
8 1 (0.055%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 522 (28.65%) Office 365
2 123 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (1.92%) Mimecast
5 31 (1.70%) OneDrive
6 29 (1.59%) SaaS
7 26 (1.43%) Yammer
8 24 (1.32%) IaaS
9 23 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (0.60%) PaaS
11 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) iTunes
14 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 412 (22.61%) DNS
2 308 (16.90%) DHCP
3 265 (14.54%) SAN
4 263 (14.43%) Firewall
5 226 (12.40%) Skype
6 187 (10.26%) LAN
6 187 (10.26%) WAN
7 157 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 85 (4.67%) Internet
9 76 (4.17%) VPN
10 72 (3.95%) VLAN
11 62 (3.40%) NAS
11 62 (3.40%) SMTP
12 55 (3.02%) VoIP
13 54 (2.96%) Wireless
14 50 (2.74%) Unified Communications
15 42 (2.31%) Network Security
16 39 (2.14%) iSCSI
17 37 (2.03%) NetScaler
18 33 (1.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.82%) MS Access
6 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.49%) EDRMS
7 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.38%) IDOL
9 6 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.27%) QlikView
11 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.22%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.22%) MySQL
11 4 (0.22%) Power BI
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.16%) JIRA
1 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.055%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.055%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.055%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.055%) MSI
3 1 (0.055%) Subversion
3 1 (0.055%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 213 (11.69%) Finance
2 74 (4.06%) Banking
3 54 (2.96%) Legal
4 44 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.54%) Law
6 27 (1.48%) Advertising
7 26 (1.43%) Back Office
8 21 (1.15%) Retail
9 14 (0.77%) Billing
9 14 (0.77%) German Language
9 14 (0.77%) Marketing
9 14 (0.77%) Military
10 13 (0.71%) French Language
10 13 (0.71%) Italian Language
10 13 (0.71%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.66%) Electronics
12 11 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.60%) Local Government
13 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 322 (17.67%) Analyst
2 260 (14.27%) Support Engineer
3 227 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 152 (8.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 137 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 130 (7.14%) Consultant
7 117 (6.42%) Architect
8 115 (6.31%) Support Analyst
9 114 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 112 (6.15%) Service Analyst
11 98 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
12 92 (5.05%) Exchange Engineer
12 92 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
13 81 (4.45%) Desktop Support
14 79 (4.34%) Administrator
14 79 (4.34%) Server Engineer
15 76 (4.17%) IT Support
16 74 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 69 (3.79%) Messaging Engineer
18 67 (3.68%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.81%) .NET
2 19 (1.04%) Web Services
3 15 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.66%) Node.js
5 11 (0.60%) MAPI
6 7 (0.38%) HTML
7 5 (0.27%) CSS
7 5 (0.27%) WAP
7 5 (0.27%) XMPP
8 4 (0.22%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.22%) SAML
9 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.16%) Middleware
9 3 (0.16%) WCF
9 3 (0.16%) XML
10 2 (0.11%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.11%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.11%) jQuery
10 2 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.88%) Blackberry
2 119 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 91 (4.99%) Clustering
4 71 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.85%) Replication
8 50 (2.74%) Fat Client
8 50 (2.74%) Thin Client
9 34 (1.87%) PKI
10 33 (1.81%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.54%) Smartphone
12 25 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
13 24 (1.32%) CESG
14 20 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.04%) Cryptography
16 17 (0.93%) iPad
16 17 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1371 (75.25%) Windows
2 856 (46.98%) Windows Server
3 598 (32.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 499 (27.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 358 (19.65%) Windows 7
6 343 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 148 (8.12%) Windows XP
8 127 (6.97%) Linux
9 106 (5.82%) Windows 10
10 96 (5.27%) Windows 8
11 77 (4.23%) Android
12 66 (3.62%) Unix
13 53 (2.91%) Apple iOS
14 37 (2.03%) Windows Vista
15 21 (1.15%) Solaris
16 19 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.88%) Mac OS X
18 16 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 10 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (19.81%) ITIL
2 360 (19.76%) Migration
3 75 (4.12%) Load Balancing
4 66 (3.62%) Project Management
5 65 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 62 (3.40%) Incident Management
7 60 (3.29%) Service Management
8 58 (3.18%) Change Management
8 58 (3.18%) Problem Management
9 57 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (2.74%) Content Management
11 44 (2.41%) Identity Management
12 42 (2.31%) ITIL V3
12 42 (2.31%) PRINCE2
13 39 (2.14%) Capacity Planning
13 39 (2.14%) Mobile Device Management
14 38 (2.09%) CRM
14 38 (2.09%) High Availability
15 37 (2.03%) Mentoring
16 36 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 225 (12.35%) SQL
3 30 (1.65%) VBScript
4 29 (1.59%) C#
5 27 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.04%) VB
7 18 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 17 (0.93%) Java
9 16 (0.88%) C
10 13 (0.71%) C++
11 12 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.55%) PHP
13 9 (0.49%) Ruby
14 4 (0.22%) Perl
15 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.11%) JCL
16 2 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 329 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 271 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 240 (13.17%) SC Cleared
4 168 (9.22%) MCSE
5 97 (5.32%) Degree
6 77 (4.23%) MCSA
7 74 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (3.68%) MCP
9 63 (3.46%) CCNA
10 48 (2.63%) DV Cleared
11 47 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (2.47%) MCITP
13 34 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (1.87%) MCTS
14 33 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
15 30 (1.65%) CISSP
16 20 (1.10%) CCNP
17 19 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
18 17 (0.93%) MCDST
19 16 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.93%) SLA
2 46 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.77%) RMADS
5 10 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
7 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.22%) COBIT
8 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.22%) QA
9 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.055%) DICOM
11 1 (0.055%) HL7
11 1 (0.055%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1347 (73.93%) Active Directory
2 416 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 197 (10.81%) XenApp
5 141 (7.74%) vSphere
6 114 (6.26%) VMware ESX
6 114 (6.26%) XenDesktop
7 73 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 47 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
10 45 (2.47%) XenServer
11 37 (2.03%) Terminal Services
12 32 (1.76%) VMware Server
13 31 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (0.99%) DFS Replication
15 15 (0.82%) Sendmail
16 14 (0.77%) Brightmail
17 13 (0.71%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 327 (17.95%) SCCM
2 113 (6.20%) SCOM
3 74 (4.06%) Backup Exec
4 61 (3.35%) WSUS
5 60 (3.29%) NetBackup
6 45 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 39 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 36 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 31 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 27 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 25 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 22 (1.21%) SCVMM
13 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.99%) AirWatch
15 17 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 15 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
17 14 (0.77%) HP SIM
17 14 (0.77%) Netcool
18 13 (0.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1213 (66.58%) Microsoft
2 720 (39.52%) VMware
3 463 (25.41%) Citrix
4 311 (17.07%) Cisco
5 284 (15.59%) HP
6 146 (8.01%) Symantec
7 116 (6.37%) NetApp
8 111 (6.09%) Dell
9 88 (4.83%) EMC
10 78 (4.28%) IronPort
11 69 (3.79%) CheckPoint
12 67 (3.68%) Oracle
13 57 (3.13%) Apple
14 49 (2.69%) Intel Security
15 46 (2.52%) AppSense
15 46 (2.52%) Avaya
16 40 (2.20%) Veeam
17 38 (2.09%) Lotus
18 35 (1.92%) IBM
19 32 (1.76%) Remedy
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Borders
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael James Lee Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £18 - £24 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £15.50 - £16.80 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day, Benefits There is an opportunity to work remotely
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £14 - £15 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: 280 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago