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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 157 112 82
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 896 1110 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.94% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.10% 11.15% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 676 637
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 102 165
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £33.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +14.41%

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
9848 9956 9591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 17.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6527 6296 5627
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 308 392
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 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
England -51 820 £325 +6.55% 244
London -39 310 £350 +11.11% 68
South East -46 168 £325 -6.47% 64
South West -1 70 £350 +55.55% 17
North East +17 62 £310 +37.01% 3
North West -11 60 £268 +4.90% 26
Tyne and Wear +9 59 £310 +37.01% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 58 £303 +33.70% 3
West Midlands -13 53 £300 +20.00% 15
Berkshire +8 50 £375 -15.73% 7
Yorkshire -18 43 £288 +15.00% 25
City of London -1 42 £405 +8.00% 10
Scotland -4 42 £300 +66.66% 2
East of England -17 41 £313 +4.16% 18
Manchester -6 33 £205 -33.87% 12
Surrey -9 31 £303 -6.84% 12
Wiltshire +13 25 £350 +11.11% 1
Bristol +20 24 £350 +133.33% 4
Oxfordshire +8 22 £275 -10.20% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 22 £475 +58.33% 4
Milton Keynes +6 21 £450 +50.00% 2
Edinburgh +6 21 £350 +18.14%
Reading +2 20 £375 -14.77% 1
West Yorkshire -14 19 £305 +1.66% 18
East Midlands +6 18 £228 -17.27% 7
Oxford 0 18 £275 -37.14% 1
Birmingham -4 18 £200 -42.85% 5
Bracknell +3 16 £298 +77.91% 1
Swindon +11 15 £350 +7.69%
Leeds -6 15 £315 +6.77% 13

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1394 (75.03%) Windows
2 1359 (73.14%) Active Directory
3 1180 (63.51%) Microsoft
4 861 (46.34%) Windows Server
5 789 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 743 (39.99%) VMware
7 601 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 507 (27.29%) Office 365
9 494 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 463 (24.92%) Citrix
11 427 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 421 (22.66%) MS Office
13 406 (21.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 405 (21.80%) DNS
15 387 (20.83%) Skype for Business
16 386 (20.78%) MS Excel
17 380 (20.45%) ITIL
18 375 (20.18%) Migration
19 373 (20.08%) Windows 7
20 358 (19.27%) SharePoint
21 346 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
22 342 (18.41%) PowerShell
23 341 (18.35%) SCCM
24 333 (17.92%) Security Cleared
25 307 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2007
26 303 (16.31%) Cisco
27 291 (15.66%) SQL Server
28 288 (15.50%) DHCP
29 281 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
30 270 (14.53%) 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
1 789 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 406 (21.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 387 (20.83%) Skype for Business
4 358 (19.27%) SharePoint
5 307 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 258 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 116 (6.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 79 (4.25%) IIS
9 76 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 62 (3.34%) Office Communications Server
11 55 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 43 (2.31%) IBM Notes
13 32 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (1.51%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.91%) Live Communications Server
17 16 (0.86%) IBM Domino
18 11 (0.59%) WordPress
19 10 (0.54%) Apache
20 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 421 (22.66%) MS Office
2 386 (20.78%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.75%) MS Project
5 10 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
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 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.65%) assyst
1 12 (0.65%) Faxination
2 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.38%) RMDS
5 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) BusinessWare
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.16%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) Primavera
9 1 (0.054%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.054%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.054%) Summit
9 1 (0.054%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 507 (27.29%) Office 365
2 113 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.10%) Mimecast
4 31 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 29 (1.56%) SaaS
6 24 (1.29%) IaaS
6 24 (1.29%) Yammer
7 18 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.59%) PaaS
9 9 (0.48%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) iTunes
13 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 405 (21.80%) DNS
2 288 (15.50%) DHCP
3 252 (13.56%) SAN
4 249 (13.40%) Firewall
5 217 (11.68%) Skype
6 201 (10.82%) WAN
7 196 (10.55%) LAN
8 142 (7.64%) TCP/IP
9 84 (4.52%) VPN
10 76 (4.09%) Internet
11 64 (3.44%) VLAN
12 56 (3.01%) Wireless
13 55 (2.96%) VoIP
14 53 (2.85%) SMTP
15 48 (2.58%) Unified Communications
16 46 (2.48%) NAS
17 35 (1.88%) NetScaler
18 33 (1.78%) iSCSI
19 29 (1.56%) IP Telephony
20 27 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.81%) MS Access
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.48%) EDRMS
7 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.38%) IDOL
8 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.27%) DB2
10 5 (0.27%) QlikView
11 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.22%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.22%) Informix
11 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.22%) MySQL
11 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.11%) MSI
4 1 (0.054%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.054%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.054%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.054%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.054%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.054%) Subversion
4 1 (0.054%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 233 (12.54%) Finance
2 89 (4.79%) Banking
3 53 (2.85%) Legal
4 48 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.45%) Law
6 26 (1.40%) Advertising
7 25 (1.35%) Back Office
8 20 (1.08%) Retail
9 17 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.81%) Marketing
10 15 (0.81%) Military
11 12 (0.65%) German Language
11 12 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.65%) Local Government
12 11 (0.59%) Billing
12 11 (0.59%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.54%) French Language
14 9 (0.48%) Publishing
15 8 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 339 (18.25%) Analyst
2 258 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 227 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 154 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 147 (7.91%) Consultant
6 138 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 123 (6.62%) Service Analyst
8 120 (6.46%) Support Analyst
9 112 (6.03%) Architect
10 108 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 108 (5.81%) Exchange Engineer
11 101 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 94 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
13 80 (4.31%) Server Engineer
14 79 (4.25%) Administrator
14 79 (4.25%) Desktop Support
15 77 (4.14%) Infrastructure Support
15 77 (4.14%) IT Support
16 76 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 71 (3.82%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.35%) .NET
2 12 (0.65%) Web Services
3 10 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.48%) HTML
5 8 (0.43%) MSMQ
6 7 (0.38%) CSS
6 7 (0.38%) MAPI
6 7 (0.38%) Node.js
7 5 (0.27%) WAP
7 5 (0.27%) XMPP
8 3 (0.16%) J2EE
8 3 (0.16%) SAML
8 3 (0.16%) XML
8 3 (0.16%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.11%) jQuery
9 2 (0.11%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.69%) Blackberry
2 114 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 95 (5.11%) Clustering
4 66 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 54 (2.91%) Replication
8 49 (2.64%) Fat Client
8 49 (2.64%) Thin Client
9 34 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 32 (1.72%) PKI
11 25 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
12 24 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.29%) Smartphone
13 22 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.08%) CESG
15 19 (1.02%) iPad
15 19 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.86%) CLARiiON
16 16 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1394 (75.03%) Windows
2 861 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 601 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 494 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 373 (20.08%) Windows 7
6 346 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 155 (8.34%) Windows XP
8 138 (7.43%) Linux
9 100 (5.38%) Windows 10
10 96 (5.17%) Windows 8
11 67 (3.61%) Unix
12 65 (3.50%) Android
13 53 (2.85%) Apple iOS
14 31 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 25 (1.35%) Solaris
16 20 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (1.02%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.91%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (20.45%) ITIL
2 375 (20.18%) Migration
3 75 (4.04%) Load Balancing
4 74 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 72 (3.88%) Project Management
6 70 (3.77%) Change Management
7 68 (3.66%) Problem Management
8 67 (3.61%) Service Management
9 62 (3.34%) Incident Management
10 59 (3.18%) Service Delivery
11 50 (2.69%) ITIL V3
12 42 (2.26%) High Availability
12 42 (2.26%) Identity Management
12 42 (2.26%) PRINCE2
13 41 (2.21%) Time Management
14 40 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
14 40 (2.15%) Mentoring
15 38 (2.05%) Change Control
15 38 (2.05%) Content Management
16 36 (1.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 342 (18.41%) PowerShell
2 235 (12.65%) SQL
3 26 (1.40%) VBScript
4 23 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 21 (1.13%) C#
6 18 (0.97%) C
6 18 (0.97%) Java
7 12 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 11 (0.59%) VB
9 9 (0.48%) PHP
9 9 (0.48%) Ruby
10 7 (0.38%) C++
11 5 (0.27%) LINC
11 5 (0.27%) Perl
12 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.16%) VBA
13 2 (0.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 333 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 281 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 240 (12.92%) SC Cleared
4 186 (10.01%) MCSE
5 94 (5.06%) Degree
6 85 (4.57%) MCSA
7 74 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (3.93%) MCP
9 61 (3.28%) CCNA
10 49 (2.64%) DV Cleared
11 47 (2.53%) MCITP
12 46 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (1.88%) MCTS
15 33 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (1.56%) CISSP
17 18 (0.97%) DBS Check
17 18 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 17 (0.91%) CCNP
18 17 (0.91%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.49%) SLA
2 44 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.65%) RMADS
5 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.22%) COBIT
6 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.22%) QA
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.054%) DICOM
8 1 (0.054%) HL7
8 1 (0.054%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.054%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1359 (73.14%) Active Directory
2 427 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (11.14%) Hyper-V
4 193 (10.39%) XenApp
5 143 (7.70%) vSphere
6 117 (6.30%) XenDesktop
7 108 (5.81%) VMware ESX
8 83 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
9 57 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 46 (2.48%) XenServer
11 41 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
12 35 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
13 32 (1.72%) Terminal Services
14 31 (1.67%) VMware Server
15 16 (0.86%) DFS Replication
16 15 (0.81%) Brightmail
17 14 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.75%) Sendmail
18 12 (0.65%) ISA Server
18 12 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 341 (18.35%) SCCM
2 122 (6.57%) SCOM
3 71 (3.82%) Backup Exec
4 53 (2.85%) NetBackup
4 53 (2.85%) WSUS
5 40 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 39 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
7 35 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 30 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
9 26 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 25 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 24 (1.29%) SCVMM
12 23 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 21 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
14 17 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 17 (0.91%) HP SIM
14 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (0.75%) Netcool
16 12 (0.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1180 (63.51%) Microsoft
2 743 (39.99%) VMware
3 463 (24.92%) Citrix
4 303 (16.31%) Cisco
5 270 (14.53%) HP
6 144 (7.75%) Symantec
7 129 (6.94%) NetApp
8 118 (6.35%) Dell
9 95 (5.11%) IronPort
10 83 (4.47%) EMC
11 78 (4.20%) Oracle
12 55 (2.96%) CheckPoint
13 50 (2.69%) Apple
14 49 (2.64%) AppSense
15 47 (2.53%) IBM
16 46 (2.48%) Intel Security
17 43 (2.31%) Lotus
18 37 (1.99%) Veeam
19 36 (1.94%) Avaya
20 33 (1.78%) Remedy
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