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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.58% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 9.29% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 21
Median daily rate £250 £450 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £15.21 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £16.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.20 £17.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%

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
342 409 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.20% 17.06% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 217 218
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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
Birmingham -17 9 £250 -37.50% 5
Warwickshire -3 5 £84 -83.20% 3
Coventry -20 2 £450 - 4
Shropshire - 2 £325 -
Solihull -6 1 £425 - 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 57 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 44 (61.11%) Windows
4 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
5 29 (40.28%) Citrix
6 27 (37.50%) VMware
7 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (31.94%) Cisco
9 21 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (27.78%) ITIL
10 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
11 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (25.00%) Office 365
13 16 (22.22%) Dell
14 15 (20.83%) MS Office
14 15 (20.83%) Blackberry
14 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (19.44%) DNS
16 13 (18.06%) SCCM
17 12 (16.67%) XenApp
17 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
17 12 (16.67%) HP
18 11 (15.28%) Avaya
18 11 (15.28%) DHCP
19 10 (13.89%) Migration
19 10 (13.89%) Firewall
19 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012

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 21 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
7 2 (2.78%) MindAlign
8 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.83%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Office 365
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.17%) Yammer
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) DNS
2 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 10 (13.89%) Firewall
3 10 (13.89%) VLAN
4 9 (12.50%) NAS
4 9 (12.50%) SAN
5 8 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 7 (9.72%) Skype
7 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.56%) WAN
9 3 (4.17%) LAN
9 3 (4.17%) SMTP
9 3 (4.17%) SSL
9 3 (4.17%) WebEx
10 2 (2.78%) IMAP
10 2 (2.78%) Network Security
10 2 (2.78%) S/MIME
10 2 (2.78%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Advertising
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Operations Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Support Manager
4 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.72%) PDA
4 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) PMI
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) AS400
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
3 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) Linux
6 9 (12.50%) Unix
7 8 (11.11%) Android
8 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
9 6 (8.33%) Solaris
9 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (6.94%) SUSE
11 2 (2.78%) CentOS
12 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.11%) Service Management
4 8 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.56%) Project Management
5 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Design
6 3 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Open Source
7 2 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) MOS
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) XenApp
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.56%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) Sendmail
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.78%) vSphere
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.39%) UAG
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.28%) Citrix
3 27 (37.50%) VMware
4 23 (31.94%) Cisco
5 16 (22.22%) Dell
6 12 (16.67%) HP
7 11 (15.28%) Avaya
8 7 (9.72%) LANDesk
8 7 (9.72%) Toshiba
9 4 (5.56%) Veeam
10 3 (4.17%) 3Com
10 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.17%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.78%) Sun
12 1 (1.39%) Apple
12 1 (1.39%) arcserve
12 1 (1.39%) EMC
12 1 (1.39%) IBM
12 1 (1.39%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.39%) Lotus
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