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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 195 164 91
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -73
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 670 812 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.47% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.61% 8.77% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 488 682
Median daily rate £305 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%

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
8804 9259 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.80% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5858 6294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 260 361
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -36 596 £310 +5.53% 228
London -30 242 £350 +13.82% 58
South East -32 108 £325 +1.56% 54
South West +4 47 £200 -15.78% 23
Scotland +23 43 £275 - 8
East of England -6 41 £218 -27.50% 15
North West -3 40 £335 +18.58% 28
Yorkshire +19 39 £300 +150.00% 21
North East +5 36 £295 -11.27% 6
City of London -18 36 £346 +15.41% 15
Berkshire -2 33 £283 +25.55% 9
Tyne and Wear -7 30 £295 -11.27% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 29 £295 -13.23% 3
West Midlands -22 24 £250 -16.66% 16
Surrey +25 22 £325 +8.33% 10
East Midlands -7 21 £288 +94.91% 7
Dorset +14 19 £190 +10.14% 4
Hampshire -9 19 £373 +20.16% 16
Reading +10 18 £290 +28.88% 6
Manchester -2 17 £364 +138.52% 10
Edinburgh +26 16 £143 -43.84% 1
West Yorkshire +14 16 £400 +233.33% 15
Wales -11 15 £500 +42.85% 5
Hertfordshire +5 14 £285 -5.00% 9
Cheshire +21 12 £335 -16.25% 15
North Yorkshire +16 12 £300 +118.18% 2
York +9 12 £300 +118.18% 1
Glasgow +6 11 £225 -2.17% 5
Birmingham -14 11 £250 -23.07% 2
Leeds +5 10 £400 +233.33% 11

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1136 (76.34%) Windows
2 1111 (74.66%) Active Directory
3 983 (66.06%) Microsoft
4 694 (46.64%) Windows Server
5 637 (42.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 546 (36.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 533 (35.82%) VMware
8 447 (30.04%) Office 365
9 410 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 362 (24.33%) Citrix
11 322 (21.64%) DNS
12 320 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 319 (21.44%) Windows 7
14 317 (21.30%) MS Office
15 310 (20.83%) MS Excel
16 304 (20.43%) Skype for Business
17 286 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 286 (19.22%) ITIL
18 275 (18.48%) Cisco
18 275 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 274 (18.41%) Migration
20 261 (17.54%) DHCP
20 261 (17.54%) PowerShell
21 243 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
22 242 (16.26%) SQL Server
23 240 (16.13%) SCCM
24 232 (15.59%) SharePoint
25 227 (15.26%) Firewall
26 224 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
27 219 (14.72%) HP

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
1 637 (42.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 320 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 304 (20.43%) Skype for Business
4 243 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 232 (15.59%) SharePoint
6 151 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 90 (6.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 62 (4.17%) IIS
9 45 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (2.62%) Office Communications Server
12 26 (1.75%) IBM Notes
13 25 (1.68%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (1.14%) Apache
16 12 (0.81%) IBM Domino
17 9 (0.60%) CICS
17 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
18 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
19 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 317 (21.30%) MS Office
2 310 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 14 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) InDesign
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) Windchill
7 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.81%) Faxination
2 11 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.47%) assyst
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.20%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Relativity
6 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.067%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.067%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.067%) Maximo
7 1 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 447 (30.04%) Office 365
2 116 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (1.95%) OneDrive
5 27 (1.81%) Mimecast
6 24 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (1.48%) Yammer
8 18 (1.21%) SaaS
9 17 (1.14%) IaaS
10 12 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.67%) PaaS
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) iTunes
13 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.067%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 322 (21.64%) DNS
2 261 (17.54%) DHCP
3 227 (15.26%) Firewall
4 206 (13.84%) SAN
5 201 (13.51%) Skype
6 165 (11.09%) TCP/IP
7 133 (8.94%) WAN
8 127 (8.53%) LAN
9 83 (5.58%) VPN
10 76 (5.11%) NAS
11 71 (4.77%) Internet
12 67 (4.50%) VLAN
13 52 (3.49%) SMTP
14 49 (3.29%) VoIP
15 47 (3.16%) Network Security
16 45 (3.02%) Unified Communications
17 42 (2.82%) Wireless
18 39 (2.62%) iSCSI
19 34 (2.28%) MPLS
20 33 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.27%) MS Access
9 4 (0.27%) MySQL
9 4 (0.27%) Power BI
10 3 (0.20%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.13%) Big Data
11 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (0.81%) JIRA
2 10 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.13%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.067%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 177 (11.90%) Finance
2 48 (3.23%) Banking
3 38 (2.55%) Retail
3 38 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.49%) Law
5 34 (2.28%) Legal
6 21 (1.41%) Back Office
7 20 (1.34%) Advertising
8 16 (1.08%) Billing
9 14 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.67%) Electronics
10 10 (0.67%) German Language
10 10 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.67%) Marketing
11 9 (0.60%) Local Government
12 8 (0.54%) Military
13 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.47%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (17.88%) Analyst
2 246 (16.53%) Support Engineer
3 181 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 122 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 112 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 110 (7.39%) Support Analyst
7 101 (6.79%) Consultant
8 98 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
9 95 (6.38%) Desktop Support
9 95 (6.38%) IT Support
10 91 (6.12%) Architect
11 88 (5.91%) Exchange Engineer
12 85 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
13 78 (5.24%) Service Analyst
14 71 (4.77%) Desktop Engineer
14 71 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
15 68 (4.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 66 (4.44%) Administrator
17 62 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 62 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.55%) .NET
2 22 (1.48%) Web Services
3 12 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.60%) MSMQ
4 9 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (0.54%) Middleware
6 7 (0.47%) MCollective
7 6 (0.40%) CSS
7 6 (0.40%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.40%) jQuery
7 6 (0.40%) MAPI
7 6 (0.40%) Node.js
8 5 (0.34%) HTML
9 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.27%) XML
9 4 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.20%) REST
10 3 (0.20%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.54%) Blackberry
2 102 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 73 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.64%) Clustering
5 61 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 53 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.69%) Fat Client
7 40 (2.69%) Thin Client
8 37 (2.49%) Replication
9 34 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (1.95%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.61%) Driving Licence
12 22 (1.48%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.41%) Smartphone
14 20 (1.34%) CESG
14 20 (1.34%) PKI
15 19 (1.28%) PDA
16 18 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.94%) CLARiiON
18 13 (0.87%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1136 (76.34%) Windows
2 694 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 546 (36.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 410 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 319 (21.44%) Windows 7
6 275 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (7.39%) Windows 10
8 103 (6.92%) Linux
9 83 (5.58%) Windows 8
9 83 (5.58%) Windows XP
10 72 (4.84%) Android
11 59 (3.97%) Unix
12 51 (3.43%) Apple iOS
13 34 (2.28%) Windows Vista
14 24 (1.61%) Mac OS
15 20 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
17 18 (1.21%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.14%) AIX
18 17 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (19.22%) ITIL
2 274 (18.41%) Migration
3 72 (4.84%) Service Management
4 63 (4.23%) Incident Management
5 61 (4.10%) Load Balancing
6 44 (2.96%) Service Delivery
7 42 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 42 (2.82%) Project Management
8 40 (2.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 38 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (2.28%) Content Management
10 34 (2.28%) High Availability
11 33 (2.22%) Network Management
12 32 (2.15%) PRINCE2
13 31 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (1.95%) Change Management
15 28 (1.88%) CRM
15 28 (1.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 261 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 144 (9.68%) SQL
3 18 (1.21%) C#
3 18 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 16 (1.08%) VB
4 16 (1.08%) VBScript
5 12 (0.81%) C
5 12 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 9 (0.60%) Perl
7 8 (0.54%) Java
8 7 (0.47%) C++
9 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.27%) PHP
11 4 (0.27%) Python
11 4 (0.27%) Ruby
12 3 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.13%) VB6
13 2 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 224 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 196 (13.17%) Security Cleared
3 140 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 129 (8.67%) MCSE
5 78 (5.24%) Degree
6 67 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (3.90%) MCSA
8 55 (3.70%) CCNA
9 39 (2.62%) DV Cleared
10 32 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (1.88%) MCP
13 26 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 22 (1.48%) MCITP
15 16 (1.08%) CCNP
15 16 (1.08%) CISSP
16 14 (0.94%) A+ Certification
16 14 (0.94%) MCDST
16 14 (0.94%) MCTS
17 13 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.71%) SLA
2 34 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.87%) Government Security Classifications
4 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.47%) RMADS
5 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.34%) QA
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
System Software
1 1111 (74.66%) Active Directory
2 286 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (11.96%) Hyper-V
4 137 (9.21%) XenApp
5 103 (6.92%) vSphere
6 76 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 69 (4.64%) XenDesktop
8 49 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
10 35 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 31 (2.08%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.48%) VMware Server
14 21 (1.41%) XenServer
15 18 (1.21%) DFS Replication
16 14 (0.94%) Sendmail
17 13 (0.87%) vCloud
18 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 9 (0.60%) Terminal Server
19 9 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 240 (16.13%) SCCM
2 71 (4.77%) SCOM
3 60 (4.03%) Backup Exec
4 52 (3.49%) WSUS
5 44 (2.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 41 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 41 (2.76%) NetBackup
7 40 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 20 (1.34%) AirWatch
8 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 17 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (1.01%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (0.60%) DameWare
13 9 (0.60%) Puppet
13 9 (0.60%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 983 (66.06%) Microsoft
2 533 (35.82%) VMware
3 362 (24.33%) Citrix
4 275 (18.48%) Cisco
5 219 (14.72%) HP
6 123 (8.27%) Symantec
7 100 (6.72%) Dell
8 94 (6.32%) NetApp
9 67 (4.50%) EMC
10 53 (3.56%) Apple
10 53 (3.56%) Oracle
11 51 (3.43%) IronPort
12 49 (3.29%) Veeam
13 47 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 34 (2.28%) Avaya
15 32 (2.15%) IBM
16 29 (1.95%) Intel Security
16 29 (1.95%) SolarWinds
16 29 (1.95%) Sophos
17 28 (1.88%) MobileIron
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£180 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £12 per hour Temp to perm role - £12 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £280 - £295 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Up to £90 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £18.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £120.00 - £128.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Valis IT
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago