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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 106 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 2.16% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.02% 11.92% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 18
Median daily rate £275 £250 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £139 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £405 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.50 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
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
513 428 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 18.09% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 238 225
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.57 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.72 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

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 30 June 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 30 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
Birmingham +4 17 £275 -31.25% 4
Coventry -5 7 £325 +4.00% 1
Staffordshire -3 3 - - 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £205 -
Herefordshire -4 1 £300 -22.63% 1
Solihull -16 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 29 (41.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (38.57%) VMware
6 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
7 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (25.71%) Skype for Business
8 18 (25.71%) MS Office
9 17 (24.29%) ITIL
9 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (20.00%) Office 365
12 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 14 (20.00%) Citrix
12 14 (20.00%) Migration
13 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
14 12 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (17.14%) DNS
15 11 (15.71%) Firewall
16 10 (14.29%) Lotus
16 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
17 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (12.86%) DHCP
17 9 (12.86%) IBM Notes

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 29 (41.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (25.71%) Skype for Business
3 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (12.86%) IBM Notes
7 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (8.57%) IBM Domino
9 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.43%) IIS
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (25.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) IaaS
3 4 (5.71%) PaaS
3 4 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) Firewall
3 9 (12.86%) DHCP
4 8 (11.43%) Skype
4 8 (11.43%) WAN
5 7 (10.00%) LAN
5 7 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.71%) MPLS
7 4 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.29%) NAS
8 3 (4.29%) VLAN
8 3 (4.29%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.29%) Advertising
1 3 (4.29%) Back Office
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) German Language
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Military
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.43%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) IT Support
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Messaging Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) WAP
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.14%) Unix
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.29%) Android
9 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.43%) Fedora
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.29%) Service Management
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (4.29%) Web Filtering
5 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.86%) CRM
5 2 (2.86%) Facilities Management
5 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.86%) Server Building
5 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.43%) Data Management
6 1 (1.43%) Document Management
6 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.43%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) MCSA
4 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 3 (4.29%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
6 2 (2.86%) MOS
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) vSphere
4 5 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
3 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.29%) SmoothWall
4 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) Lotus
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco
6 7 (10.00%) IBM
7 6 (8.57%) HP
8 5 (7.14%) Dell
8 5 (7.14%) Symantec
9 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.71%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.29%) Avaya
10 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.29%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.29%) Sophos
11 2 (2.86%) Kaseya
11 2 (2.86%) RightFax
11 2 (2.86%) Sage
11 2 (2.86%) Toshiba
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