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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 137 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 962 1102 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.97% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.21% 11.22% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 662 641
Median daily rate £325 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 120 162
Median hourly rate £15.13 £19.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% +19.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +22.58%

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
9426 9825 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.57% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6296 6134 5667
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 339 354
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.80 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -37 846 £325 +8.33% 259
London -35 336 £350 +16.66% 84
South East -21 196 £350 +6.06% 62
Scotland +15 78 £309 +71.66% 4
North East +3 67 £288 +51.31% 3
Tyne and Wear -5 66 £288 +51.31% 3
Berkshire +15 65 £375 -16.66% 12
South West +7 65 £350 +60.00% 29
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 64 £285 +50.00% 3
City of London -12 47 £413 +17.85% 16
Yorkshire -18 46 £256 -6.81% 10
East of England -11 45 £210 -25.33% 22
North West -27 45 £305 +32.60% 19
Surrey -6 33 £350 +7.69% 9
West Midlands -38 32 £275 +10.00% 14
Renfrewshire -12 29 £330 -3.64%
Erskine -13 29 £330 -3.64%
Reading +7 27 £375 -19.35% 3
Wiltshire -1 24 £350 +35.92% 2
West Yorkshire -7 23 £303 +0.83% 7
Oxfordshire +12 22 £305 +1.66% 2
Edinburgh -4 21 £325 +136.36% 2
East Midlands 0 20 £288 +21.05% 16
Glasgow +13 19 £300 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £475 +58.33% 9
Manchester -23 19 £205 -33.87% 7
Hampshire -40 19 £325 -10.34% 15
Milton Keynes +16 18 £475 +64.64% 6
Bristol +15 18 £335 +72.90% 6
West Sussex -15 18 £228 -12.50% 7

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1366 (75.01%) Windows
2 1321 (72.54%) Active Directory
3 1134 (62.27%) Microsoft
4 857 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 796 (43.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 771 (42.34%) VMware
7 596 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 488 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 455 (24.99%) Office 365
10 446 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 444 (24.38%) Citrix
12 414 (22.73%) MS Office
13 409 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
14 395 (21.69%) ITIL
15 385 (21.14%) DNS
16 383 (21.03%) MS Excel
17 369 (20.26%) Migration
18 360 (19.77%) Windows 7
19 353 (19.38%) Skype for Business
19 353 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
20 329 (18.07%) PowerShell
21 321 (17.63%) SCCM
22 320 (17.57%) SharePoint
23 318 (17.46%) Security Cleared
24 307 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2007
25 292 (16.04%) SQL Server
25 292 (16.04%) DHCP
26 286 (15.71%) Cisco
27 272 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
28 261 (14.33%) 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
1 796 (43.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 409 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 353 (19.38%) Skype for Business
4 320 (17.57%) SharePoint
5 307 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 256 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 124 (6.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 76 (4.17%) IIS
9 65 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 56 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
11 46 (2.53%) IBM Notes
12 36 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
14 23 (1.26%) OpenStack
15 22 (1.21%) IBM Domino
16 19 (1.04%) Live Communications Server
17 13 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.66%) Apache
19 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
20 9 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 414 (22.73%) MS Office
2 383 (21.03%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.71%) MS Project
5 12 (0.66%) PaintShop Pro
6 11 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.38%) Windchill
8 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.66%) assyst
2 8 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.44%) Faxination
2 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.38%) RMDS
4 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.22%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Maximo
7 2 (0.11%) Primavera
8 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
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
1 455 (24.99%) Office 365
2 101 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.87%) Mimecast
4 26 (1.43%) SaaS
5 25 (1.37%) OneDrive
6 21 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (1.15%) Yammer
7 20 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (1.10%) IaaS
8 10 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.44%) PaaS
10 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 385 (21.14%) DNS
2 292 (16.04%) DHCP
3 258 (14.17%) Firewall
4 232 (12.74%) SAN
5 194 (10.65%) LAN
6 193 (10.60%) WAN
7 189 (10.38%) Skype
8 158 (8.68%) TCP/IP
9 81 (4.45%) VPN
10 76 (4.17%) Internet
11 53 (2.91%) VoIP
12 51 (2.80%) Wireless
13 49 (2.69%) SMTP
14 44 (2.42%) VLAN
15 36 (1.98%) Unified Communications
16 34 (1.87%) NAS
17 33 (1.81%) NetScaler
18 28 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (1.32%) Network Security
19 24 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.82%) MS Access
6 9 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.44%) EDRMS
8 7 (0.38%) IDOL
8 7 (0.38%) MySQL
9 6 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.33%) DB2
9 6 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.27%) QlikView
11 4 (0.22%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.22%) DB2 UDB
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.55%) JIRA
2 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.11%) MSI
6 1 (0.055%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.055%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.055%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.055%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.055%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.055%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.055%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.055%) Subversion
6 1 (0.055%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.055%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 236 (12.96%) Finance
2 97 (5.33%) Banking
3 47 (2.58%) Legal
4 41 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.59%) Law
6 22 (1.21%) Back Office
7 21 (1.15%) Advertising
8 17 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.93%) Retail
9 15 (0.82%) Military
10 14 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.71%) Marketing
12 12 (0.66%) Italian Language
12 12 (0.66%) Local Government
13 10 (0.55%) Front Office
13 10 (0.55%) German Language
14 9 (0.49%) Billing
14 9 (0.49%) French Language
14 9 (0.49%) Publishing
14 9 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 322 (17.68%) Analyst
2 270 (14.83%) Support Engineer
3 220 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 152 (8.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 141 (7.74%) Consultant
6 134 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 122 (6.70%) Service Analyst
8 119 (6.53%) Exchange Engineer
9 108 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 107 (5.88%) Architect
11 99 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 98 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
13 96 (5.27%) Windows Engineer
14 86 (4.72%) Server Engineer
15 76 (4.17%) Administrator
15 76 (4.17%) Desktop Support
15 76 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
16 74 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 74 (4.06%) IT Support
17 71 (3.90%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.59%) .NET
2 17 (0.93%) Web Services
3 11 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 11 (0.60%) HTML
4 9 (0.49%) CSS
5 8 (0.44%) MSMQ
6 6 (0.33%) MAPI
6 6 (0.33%) Node.js
7 5 (0.27%) WAP
7 5 (0.27%) XML
8 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.22%) XMPP
9 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.16%) J2EE
9 3 (0.16%) SAML
10 2 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.11%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.11%) WCF
10 2 (0.11%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 171 (9.39%) Blackberry
2 122 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 96 (5.27%) Clustering
4 72 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 50 (2.75%) Thin Client
8 43 (2.36%) Replication
9 39 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 33 (1.81%) PKI
11 22 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.04%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.04%) Smartphone
14 18 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.93%) CESG
15 17 (0.93%) NHS
16 16 (0.88%) iPad
17 15 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1366 (75.01%) Windows
2 857 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 596 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 488 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 360 (19.77%) Windows 7
6 353 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 165 (9.06%) Windows XP
8 137 (7.52%) Linux
9 98 (5.38%) Windows 8
10 80 (4.39%) Windows 10
11 68 (3.73%) Unix
12 50 (2.75%) Android
13 44 (2.42%) Apple iOS
14 30 (1.65%) Windows Vista
15 26 (1.43%) Solaris
16 22 (1.21%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (0.93%) AIX
19 15 (0.82%) Mac OS
20 14 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (21.69%) ITIL
2 369 (20.26%) Migration
3 87 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 77 (4.23%) Problem Management
5 75 (4.12%) Change Management
6 70 (3.84%) Load Balancing
7 67 (3.68%) Project Management
8 66 (3.62%) Service Management
9 60 (3.29%) Service Delivery
10 54 (2.97%) Incident Management
11 49 (2.69%) ITIL V3
12 42 (2.31%) High Availability
13 41 (2.25%) Change Control
14 39 (2.14%) Server Virtualisation
15 38 (2.09%) Time Management
16 37 (2.03%) Mentoring
17 36 (1.98%) Identity Management
18 35 (1.92%) PRINCE2
19 33 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
19 33 (1.81%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 329 (18.07%) PowerShell
2 228 (12.52%) SQL
3 25 (1.37%) VBScript
4 23 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 21 (1.15%) C#
6 17 (0.93%) C
6 17 (0.93%) Java
7 11 (0.60%) VB
7 11 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 9 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 9 (0.49%) PHP
9 8 (0.44%) LINC
10 7 (0.38%) Perl
10 7 (0.38%) Ruby
11 6 (0.33%) C++
11 6 (0.33%) VBA
12 2 (0.11%) JCL
13 1 (0.055%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.055%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 318 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 272 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 232 (12.74%) SC Cleared
4 184 (10.10%) MCSE
5 92 (5.05%) MCSA
6 89 (4.89%) Degree
7 78 (4.28%) MCP
8 66 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 56 (3.08%) CCNA
11 48 (2.64%) MCITP
12 42 (2.31%) DV Cleared
13 37 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (1.70%) MCTS
15 27 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 25 (1.37%) CISSP
17 21 (1.15%) MCDST
18 17 (0.93%) DBS Check
19 13 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.99%) SLA
2 39 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.49%) RMADS
5 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.27%) QA
5 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) ISO15022
7 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.055%) DICOM
8 1 (0.055%) HL7
8 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.055%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1321 (72.54%) Active Directory
2 446 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 186 (10.21%) XenApp
5 149 (8.18%) vSphere
6 113 (6.21%) VMware ESX
7 105 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 91 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 42 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 39 (2.14%) XenServer
12 37 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
13 29 (1.59%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.26%) VMware Server
15 18 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.77%) Brightmail
16 14 (0.77%) Sendmail
17 12 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (0.66%) DFS Replication
17 12 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 321 (17.63%) SCCM
2 116 (6.37%) SCOM
3 73 (4.01%) Backup Exec
4 55 (3.02%) WSUS
5 49 (2.69%) NetBackup
6 41 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 39 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 33 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 28 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 26 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 23 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 22 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 21 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
14 21 (1.15%) SCVMM
15 19 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 17 (0.93%) HP SIM
17 15 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
18 14 (0.77%) Netcool
19 13 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1134 (62.27%) Microsoft
2 771 (42.34%) VMware
3 444 (24.38%) Citrix
4 286 (15.71%) Cisco
5 261 (14.33%) HP
6 140 (7.69%) Symantec
7 122 (6.70%) NetApp
8 105 (5.77%) Dell
9 93 (5.11%) IronPort
10 85 (4.67%) Oracle
11 65 (3.57%) EMC
12 53 (2.91%) IBM
13 51 (2.80%) CheckPoint
14 48 (2.64%) Intel Security
15 47 (2.58%) Lotus
16 44 (2.42%) AppSense
17 35 (1.92%) Apple
17 35 (1.92%) Avaya
18 33 (1.81%) Red Hat
18 33 (1.81%) Remedy
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