The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 82 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 66 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.70% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.64% 10.36% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 20
Median daily rate £300 £350 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -4.89%
MS Exchange
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
567 415 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.52% 16.46% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 239 218
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.98 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £33.55 £29.75
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 in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -10 18 £263 -25.00% 6
Worcestershire +6 11 £240 -22.58% 1
Coventry -7 10 £400 +20.30% 1
Herefordshire +5 9 £325 -14.47% 2
Solihull 0 4 £275 - 5
Staffordshire 0 4 £410 - 3
Shropshire - 3 £175 - 3
Warwickshire -3 2 £184 +2.08% 1
West Bromwich -1 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £125 - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 77 (77.00%) Windows
2 72 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
4 52 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 48 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (37.00%) VMware
7 36 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (33.00%) ITIL
9 31 (31.00%) Citrix
10 30 (30.00%) Cisco
11 26 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (23.00%) MS Office
14 22 (22.00%) Skype for Business
15 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
15 21 (21.00%) DNS
16 20 (20.00%) DHCP
16 20 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (19.00%) SCCM
17 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (19.00%) Blackberry
17 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (17.00%) HP
18 17 (17.00%) Dell
18 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
18 17 (17.00%) Office 365
19 15 (15.00%) VLAN
19 15 (15.00%) Data Centre

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 26 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (22.00%) Skype for Business
4 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
5 20 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.00%) Apache
9 2 (2.00%) MindAlign
10 1 (1.00%) IIS
10 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (23.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (17.00%) Office 365
2 6 (6.00%) SaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.00%) IaaS
4 4 (4.00%) PaaS
4 4 (4.00%) Yammer
5 3 (3.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.00%) DNS
2 20 (20.00%) DHCP
3 15 (15.00%) VLAN
4 14 (14.00%) SAN
4 14 (14.00%) WAN
5 13 (13.00%) NAS
6 12 (12.00%) Firewall
7 10 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.00%) Skype
10 6 (6.00%) LAN
11 4 (4.00%) WebEx
12 3 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.00%) Intranet
12 3 (3.00%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.00%) MPLS
12 3 (3.00%) Network Security
12 3 (3.00%) VoIP
12 3 (3.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Big Data
2 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (4.00%) Back Office
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (1.00%) French Language
3 1 (1.00%) German Language
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Administrator
6 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) Operations Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Support Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support
8 6 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix Support
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.00%) PDA
4 7 (7.00%) Replication
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.00%) PMI
7 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.00%) PKI
7 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.00%) CESG
8 2 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.00%) AS400
9 1 (1.00%) Clustering
9 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (77.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 48 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.00%) Unix
8 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.00%) Linux
10 8 (8.00%) Android
11 5 (5.00%) Solaris
11 5 (5.00%) SUSE
12 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.00%) CentOS
14 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) ITIL
2 11 (11.00%) Migration
3 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.00%) Service Management
5 7 (7.00%) Project Management
5 7 (7.00%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 4 (4.00%) Change Management
8 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.00%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.00%) Service Design
9 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.00%) Document Management
9 3 (3.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) MCSA
4 7 (7.00%) MOS
5 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.00%) CCNA
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.00%) CISSP
8 2 (2.00%) CLAS
8 2 (2.00%) ISEB
8 2 (2.00%) MCSE
9 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.00%) XenApp
4 7 (7.00%) vSphere
4 7 (7.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.00%) XenServer
7 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.00%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.00%) UAG
10 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) SCCM
2 11 (11.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.00%) WSUS
4 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.00%) SCSM
7 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.00%) VMware
3 31 (31.00%) Citrix
4 30 (30.00%) Cisco
5 17 (17.00%) Dell
5 17 (17.00%) HP
6 11 (11.00%) Avaya
7 10 (10.00%) Symantec
8 9 (9.00%) LANDesk
9 7 (7.00%) Toshiba
10 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.00%) EMC
11 4 (4.00%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.00%) Lotus
12 3 (3.00%) 3Com
12 3 (3.00%) Sophos
13 2 (2.00%) Kaseya
13 2 (2.00%) Proofpoint
13 2 (2.00%) Sage
13 2 (2.00%) Sun
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