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 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 174 125 85
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -40
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 792 1032 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.78% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.88% 9.92% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 598 694
Median daily rate £310 £309 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 93 175
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -6.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.20 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -7.02%

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
10053 10399 10216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.93% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6570 6621 6140
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 320 407
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
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

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 September 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 September 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 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
England -52 719 £319 +2.82% 254
London -53 270 £350 +7.69% 65
South East -38 144 £300 -14.28% 43
West Midlands -8 66 £300 -14.28% 22
North West -4 58 £325 +27.45% 37
Scotland +20 54 £288 +9.52% 7
South West -15 45 £256 +7.89% 21
North East +16 44 £310 -8.14% 8
Berkshire -2 43 £375 +15.38% 7
East of England -9 42 £215 +13.15% 20
Manchester +15 39 £310 +14.81% 20
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 39 £310 - 4
Tyne and Wear +7 39 £310 -4.61% 5
Yorkshire -5 34 £320 +37.63% 28
City of London -19 34 £421 +22.45% 18
Renfrewshire +5 27 £320 -1.00%
Erskine -4 26 £323 -0.23%
Surrey +11 24 £288 -11.53% 8
Hampshire -59 23 £269 -25.86% 11
Buckinghamshire +19 20 £360 +2.85% 7
Birmingham -8 18 £263 -25.00% 5
Milton Keynes +15 17 £363 +3.57% 4
Oxfordshire -13 16 £275 +61.76% 2
East Midlands -15 16 £353 +41.00% 9
Bristol +7 15 £333 +125.42% 4
North Yorkshire +6 14 £300 +11.62% 5
Oxford -10 14 £275 +66.66%
Reading +11 12 £375 +20.00% 5
Edinburgh +9 12 £263 -9.48% 1
Cheshire +8 12 £450 +50.00% 8

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1306 (74.59%) Active Directory
2 1304 (74.47%) Windows
3 1160 (66.25%) Microsoft
4 816 (46.60%) Windows Server
5 770 (43.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 629 (35.92%) VMware
7 614 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 547 (31.24%) Office 365
9 489 (27.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 438 (25.01%) Citrix
11 408 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 391 (22.33%) DNS
13 389 (22.22%) Skype for Business
14 372 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 370 (21.13%) MS Office
16 364 (20.79%) MS Excel
17 363 (20.73%) Migration
18 353 (20.16%) ITIL
19 350 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 345 (19.70%) PowerShell
21 344 (19.65%) Windows 7
22 332 (18.96%) SharePoint
23 312 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2007
24 308 (17.59%) DHCP
25 302 (17.25%) Security Cleared
26 299 (17.08%) SQL Server
27 295 (16.85%) SCCM
28 289 (16.50%) HP
29 287 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
29 287 (16.39%) Cisco

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
1 770 (43.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 408 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 389 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 332 (18.96%) SharePoint
5 312 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 248 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 116 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 86 (4.91%) IIS
9 62 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
10 59 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 56 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (2.40%) OpenStack
13 35 (2.00%) IBM Notes
14 32 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.74%) IBM Domino
17 12 (0.69%) Apache
17 12 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
18 7 (0.40%) CICS
18 7 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 370 (21.13%) MS Office
2 364 (20.79%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.86%) MS Project
5 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.40%) Windchill
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.69%) Faxination
2 9 (0.51%) assyst
2 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.057%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.057%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 547 (31.24%) Office 365
2 138 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (2.11%) Mimecast
5 36 (2.06%) OneDrive
6 32 (1.83%) SaaS
7 31 (1.77%) Yammer
8 28 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (1.60%) IaaS
9 15 (0.86%) PaaS
10 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) iTunes
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 391 (22.33%) DNS
2 308 (17.59%) DHCP
3 255 (14.56%) Firewall
4 251 (14.33%) SAN
5 233 (13.31%) Skype
6 174 (9.94%) WAN
7 172 (9.82%) LAN
8 151 (8.62%) TCP/IP
9 81 (4.63%) Internet
10 74 (4.23%) VLAN
11 71 (4.05%) VPN
12 59 (3.37%) NAS
13 58 (3.31%) SMTP
14 57 (3.26%) VoIP
15 51 (2.91%) Wireless
16 49 (2.80%) Unified Communications
17 46 (2.63%) Network Security
18 41 (2.34%) IP Telephony
18 41 (2.34%) iSCSI
19 35 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.86%) MS Access
6 10 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.23%) Power BI
10 4 (0.23%) QlikView
10 4 (0.23%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.17%) Big Data
11 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.29%) JIRA
2 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.11%) Subversion
4 1 (0.057%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.057%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.057%) MSI
General
1 200 (11.42%) Finance
2 65 (3.71%) Banking
3 50 (2.86%) Legal
4 40 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.71%) Law
6 28 (1.60%) Back Office
6 28 (1.60%) Retail
7 21 (1.20%) Advertising
7 21 (1.20%) Billing
8 15 (0.86%) German Language
9 13 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 12 (0.69%) French Language
10 12 (0.69%) Italian Language
11 11 (0.63%) Local Government
11 11 (0.63%) Marketing
12 10 (0.57%) Electronics
12 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.51%) Military
14 7 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 318 (18.16%) Analyst
2 241 (13.76%) Support Engineer
3 216 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 136 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 126 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 124 (7.08%) Consultant
7 115 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 109 (6.23%) Support Analyst
9 106 (6.05%) Service Analyst
10 100 (5.71%) Architect
11 98 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
12 88 (5.03%) Desktop Support
12 88 (5.03%) Exchange Engineer
12 88 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
13 80 (4.57%) IT Support
14 73 (4.17%) Server Engineer
15 68 (3.88%) Administrator
15 68 (3.88%) Messaging Engineer
16 65 (3.71%) Desktop Engineer
16 65 (3.71%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.94%) .NET
2 24 (1.37%) Web Services
3 16 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.63%) Node.js
5 10 (0.57%) MAPI
6 6 (0.34%) HTML
6 6 (0.34%) Middleware
7 5 (0.29%) CSS
7 5 (0.29%) XMPP
8 4 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.23%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.23%) SAML
8 4 (0.23%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.17%) jQuery
9 3 (0.17%) WCF
10 2 (0.11%) REST
10 2 (0.11%) SOAP
10 2 (0.11%) WAP
10 2 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.11%) Blackberry
2 129 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 90 (5.14%) Clustering
3 90 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 72 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.74%) Replication
7 44 (2.51%) Fat Client
7 44 (2.51%) Thin Client
8 34 (1.94%) Driving Licence
9 29 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.54%) PKI
11 26 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.31%) Smartphone
14 21 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.14%) CESG
16 19 (1.09%) Statistics
17 18 (1.03%) PDA
18 17 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1304 (74.47%) Windows
2 816 (46.60%) Windows Server
3 614 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 489 (27.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 372 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 344 (19.65%) Windows 7
7 129 (7.37%) Windows XP
8 114 (6.51%) Linux
9 94 (5.37%) Windows 8
10 81 (4.63%) Windows 10
11 75 (4.28%) Android
12 67 (3.83%) Unix
13 56 (3.20%) Apple iOS
14 38 (2.17%) Windows Vista
15 24 (1.37%) Solaris
16 20 (1.14%) Mac OS
17 19 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.91%) Mac OS X
19 13 (0.74%) CentOS
20 12 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (20.73%) Migration
2 353 (20.16%) ITIL
3 89 (5.08%) Load Balancing
4 67 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 65 (3.71%) Service Management
6 64 (3.66%) Incident Management
6 64 (3.66%) Project Management
7 57 (3.26%) Problem Management
8 50 (2.86%) Content Management
9 45 (2.57%) Change Management
9 45 (2.57%) High Availability
10 44 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (2.34%) PRINCE2
12 40 (2.28%) Mobile Device Management
13 37 (2.11%) ITIL V3
14 35 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
15 34 (1.94%) Time Management
16 33 (1.88%) Identity Management
16 33 (1.88%) Mentoring
16 33 (1.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 345 (19.70%) PowerShell
2 202 (11.54%) SQL
3 29 (1.66%) C#
4 27 (1.54%) VBScript
5 25 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.09%) VB.NET
7 15 (0.86%) Java
8 14 (0.80%) C
9 13 (0.74%) C++
9 13 (0.74%) VB
10 9 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.46%) PHP
11 8 (0.46%) Ruby
12 5 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.11%) Python
13 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 302 (17.25%) Security Cleared
2 287 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 216 (12.34%) SC Cleared
4 172 (9.82%) MCSE
5 118 (6.74%) Degree
6 70 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (3.77%) MCSA
8 58 (3.31%) CCNA
8 58 (3.31%) MCP
9 47 (2.68%) MCITP
10 45 (2.57%) DV Cleared
11 38 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
12 34 (1.94%) MCTS
13 29 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.48%) CISSP
15 23 (1.31%) MCDST
16 16 (0.91%) CCNP
16 16 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (0.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.94%) SLA
2 47 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.57%) RMADS
3 10 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.29%) QA
7 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) DICOM
9 1 (0.057%) HL7
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.057%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1306 (74.59%) Active Directory
2 350 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 180 (10.28%) XenApp
5 124 (7.08%) vSphere
6 109 (6.23%) XenDesktop
7 96 (5.48%) VMware ESX
8 65 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
9 45 (2.57%) XenServer
10 43 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (2.11%) Terminal Services
12 28 (1.60%) VMware Server
13 27 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (0.97%) DFS Replication
15 15 (0.86%) vCloud
16 14 (0.80%) Brightmail
16 14 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
17 13 (0.74%) Sendmail
18 12 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 295 (16.85%) SCCM
2 95 (5.43%) SCOM
3 70 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 63 (3.60%) WSUS
5 60 (3.43%) NetBackup
6 42 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 39 (2.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 36 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 30 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 27 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 27 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 26 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
12 24 (1.37%) SCVMM
13 18 (1.03%) AirWatch
13 18 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
13 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
14 16 (0.91%) Netcool
15 13 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 12 (0.69%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1160 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 629 (35.92%) VMware
3 438 (25.01%) Citrix
4 289 (16.50%) HP
5 287 (16.39%) Cisco
6 133 (7.60%) Symantec
7 104 (5.94%) Dell
8 103 (5.88%) NetApp
9 88 (5.03%) EMC
10 76 (4.34%) IronPort
11 64 (3.66%) Oracle
12 58 (3.31%) Apple
13 52 (2.97%) Intel Security
14 51 (2.91%) CheckPoint
15 41 (2.34%) Avaya
16 39 (2.23%) AppSense
16 39 (2.23%) Veeam
17 35 (2.00%) Lotus
18 32 (1.83%) IBM
18 32 (1.83%) Remedy
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Hampshire
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