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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
Rank 186 158 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -57
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 613 788 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.55% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 9.14% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 456 588
Median daily rate £320 £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 85 131
Median hourly rate £16.15 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £35.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -

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
7543 8617 8883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.96% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4839 5484 5570
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 232 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -37 538 £325 +8.33% 232
London -26 205 £350 +6.87% 67
South East -24 129 £345 +6.15% 57
South West -9 43 £269 +7.50% 9
North West +14 39 £313 +22.54% 21
East of England -18 35 £198 -16.84% 15
Scotland +11 33 £225 -28.00% 9
Hampshire +5 32 £394 +27.01% 11
City of London -11 30 £350 -12.50% 18
Surrey +23 27 £325 -7.14% 11
Berkshire +3 27 £318 +27.00% 13
Yorkshire +1 27 £315 +129.09% 25
East Midlands -1 23 £321 +100.78% 7
Reading +17 19 £400 +100.00% 4
North East +1 19 £275 -16.03% 10
West Midlands -18 19 £250 -44.44% 19
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £390 +14.70% 6
Wiltshire -8 17 £350 -
Glasgow +8 14 £225 -28.00% 6
Hertfordshire +7 14 £236 -24.40% 5
West Yorkshire +14 13 £360 +200.00% 20
Merseyside +7 13 £350 +86.66% 3
Swindon +4 13 £368 -2.00%
County Antrim - 13 £225 - 3
Belfast - 13 £225 - 3
Northern Ireland - 13 £225 - 5
Manchester +15 12 £336 +158.65% 10
Wales +9 12 £245 +81.48% 5
Liverpool +8 12 £350 +86.66% 1
Edinburgh +6 12 £140 -53.33%

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1019 (74.54%) Windows
2 997 (72.93%) Active Directory
3 907 (66.35%) Microsoft
4 622 (45.50%) Windows Server
5 588 (43.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 490 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 476 (34.82%) VMware
8 433 (31.68%) Office 365
9 375 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 298 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 298 (21.80%) MS Excel
11 296 (21.65%) Citrix
12 294 (21.51%) MS Office
13 280 (20.48%) Windows 7
14 264 (19.31%) DNS
15 259 (18.95%) Migration
16 254 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 253 (18.51%) ITIL
18 252 (18.43%) Skype for Business
19 244 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2007
20 242 (17.70%) PowerShell
21 239 (17.48%) Cisco
22 231 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
23 223 (16.31%) DHCP
24 209 (15.29%) Firewall
25 207 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 206 (15.07%) SQL Server
27 202 (14.78%) SCCM
27 202 (14.78%) Skype
28 189 (13.83%) SharePoint

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
1 588 (43.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 298 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 252 (18.43%) Skype for Business
4 244 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 189 (13.83%) SharePoint
6 145 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 70 (5.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (3.37%) IIS
9 45 (3.29%) Office Communications Server
10 38 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (1.68%) IBM Notes
13 22 (1.61%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (1.02%) Apache
16 10 (0.73%) IBM Domino
17 9 (0.66%) CICS
18 7 (0.51%) Confluence
18 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 298 (21.80%) MS Excel
2 294 (21.51%) MS Office
3 11 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.073%) InDesign
5 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.22%) assyst
5 2 (0.15%) Relativity
5 2 (0.15%) Ringtail
5 2 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.073%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.073%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.073%) Maximo
6 1 (0.073%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.073%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 433 (31.68%) Office 365
2 136 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (2.05%) OneDrive
5 24 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (1.54%) Yammer
7 20 (1.46%) IaaS
8 18 (1.32%) SaaS
9 16 (1.17%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.66%) PaaS
12 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.073%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.073%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 264 (19.31%) DNS
2 223 (16.31%) DHCP
3 209 (15.29%) Firewall
4 202 (14.78%) Skype
5 154 (11.27%) SAN
6 136 (9.95%) TCP/IP
7 126 (9.22%) WAN
8 119 (8.71%) LAN
9 81 (5.93%) VPN
10 71 (5.19%) Internet
11 59 (4.32%) NAS
12 55 (4.02%) VoIP
13 49 (3.58%) SMTP
14 47 (3.44%) VLAN
15 44 (3.22%) Network Security
16 43 (3.15%) Unified Communications
17 36 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
18 33 (2.41%) Wireless
19 26 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
20 25 (1.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.37%) MySQL
9 5 (0.37%) Power BI
9 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.29%) MS Access
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.15%) DB2
12 2 (0.15%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.073%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.80%) JIRA
3 7 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.22%) Subversion
7 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.15%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.073%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.073%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.073%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 156 (11.41%) Finance
2 37 (2.71%) Banking
3 33 (2.41%) Law
3 33 (2.41%) Legal
3 33 (2.41%) Retail
4 30 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.46%) Billing
6 16 (1.17%) Back Office
7 15 (1.10%) Marketing
8 14 (1.02%) Advertising
8 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.80%) Electronics
10 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.66%) German Language
11 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.51%) Games
12 7 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (17.56%) Analyst
2 235 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 165 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 122 (8.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 106 (7.75%) Consultant
6 103 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 102 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 100 (7.32%) IT Support
9 91 (6.66%) Architect
10 90 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
11 82 (6.00%) Exchange Engineer
12 78 (5.71%) Desktop Support
13 77 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
14 72 (5.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 69 (5.05%) Service Analyst
16 64 (4.68%) Service Desk Analyst
17 60 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 58 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
19 57 (4.17%) Administrator
19 57 (4.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.05%) .NET
2 22 (1.61%) Web Services
3 12 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 10 (0.73%) XML
5 8 (0.59%) Middleware
5 8 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 8 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (0.51%) HTML
6 7 (0.51%) MCollective
7 6 (0.44%) CSS
7 6 (0.44%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.44%) jQuery
7 6 (0.44%) MAPI
7 6 (0.44%) Node.js
8 5 (0.37%) ADSI
9 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.22%) REST
10 3 (0.22%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.49%) Blackberry
2 97 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 63 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.24%) Clustering
5 49 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.71%) Fat Client
7 37 (2.71%) Thin Client
8 33 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (2.19%) PKI
10 23 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.61%) PDA
12 21 (1.54%) Replication
13 19 (1.39%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.02%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.88%) CESG
16 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.88%) Statistics
17 10 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1019 (74.54%) Windows
2 622 (45.50%) Windows Server
3 490 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 375 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 280 (20.48%) Windows 7
6 231 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (7.75%) Windows 10
8 92 (6.73%) Linux
9 73 (5.34%) Windows 8
10 69 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 61 (4.46%) Unix
12 54 (3.95%) Android
13 36 (2.63%) Apple iOS
14 26 (1.90%) Windows Vista
15 20 (1.46%) Solaris
16 19 (1.39%) Mac OS
16 19 (1.39%) Mac OS X
17 18 (1.32%) AIX
17 18 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (18.95%) Migration
2 253 (18.51%) ITIL
3 62 (4.54%) Service Management
4 53 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (3.88%) Load Balancing
5 47 (3.44%) High Availability
6 45 (3.29%) Incident Management
7 41 (3.00%) Problem Management
8 38 (2.78%) Change Management
9 37 (2.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 36 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 33 (2.41%) Network Management
12 31 (2.27%) Project Management
13 28 (2.05%) Technical Architecture
14 25 (1.83%) Asset Management
14 25 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (1.76%) Content Management
15 24 (1.76%) CRM
16 23 (1.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (17.70%) PowerShell
2 107 (7.83%) SQL
3 22 (1.61%) C#
4 19 (1.39%) VBScript
5 18 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.32%) VB
6 17 (1.24%) VB.NET
7 10 (0.73%) C
8 9 (0.66%) Perl
9 8 (0.59%) Java
9 8 (0.59%) Python
10 7 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.51%) C++
11 6 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.29%) PHP
13 2 (0.15%) Ruby
13 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.15%) VB6
13 2 (0.15%) VBA
14 1 (0.073%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 207 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 186 (13.61%) Security Cleared
3 144 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 125 (9.14%) MCSE
5 68 (4.97%) Degree
6 55 (4.02%) MCSA
7 54 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (3.37%) CCNA
9 32 (2.34%) MCP
10 31 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (2.19%) MCITP
12 25 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 21 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.39%) MCDST
15 15 (1.10%) CCNP
15 15 (1.10%) DBS Check
16 11 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (0.80%) CISSP
17 10 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
18 9 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.73%) SLA
2 19 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
4 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.37%) RMADS
7 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.29%) QA
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.15%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 1 (0.073%) BS25999
10 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.073%) GxP
System Software
1 997 (72.93%) Active Directory
2 254 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 105 (7.68%) XenApp
5 73 (5.34%) vSphere
6 65 (4.75%) VMware ESX
7 46 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (2.78%) XenDesktop
9 37 (2.71%) Terminal Services
10 28 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.80%) Sendmail
13 11 (0.80%) XenServer
14 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.66%) vCloud
15 9 (0.66%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.59%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.51%) PowerHA
17 7 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 202 (14.78%) SCCM
2 57 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 48 (3.51%) SCOM
4 43 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 41 (3.00%) WSUS
6 35 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 32 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 25 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
9 24 (1.76%) AirWatch
10 18 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 12 (0.88%) Puppet
13 11 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 11 (0.80%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (0.59%) DameWare
16 8 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
17 7 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 907 (66.35%) Microsoft
2 476 (34.82%) VMware
3 296 (21.65%) Citrix
4 239 (17.48%) Cisco
5 167 (12.22%) HP
6 100 (7.32%) Symantec
7 70 (5.12%) Dell
7 70 (5.12%) NetApp
8 47 (3.44%) Oracle
9 44 (3.22%) Apple
10 41 (3.00%) CheckPoint
11 37 (2.71%) Veeam
12 35 (2.56%) EMC
13 32 (2.34%) Intel Security
14 30 (2.19%) Avaya
15 27 (1.98%) IBM
16 26 (1.90%) IronPort
17 23 (1.68%) Lotus
17 23 (1.68%) Sophos
18 21 (1.54%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £120.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helier, Channel Isles
Estio Technology Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
University of Brighton
Rate: £33,943 to £40,523 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago