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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 107 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.93% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.02% 9.92% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 15
Median daily rate £268 £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.95 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £21.05 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
532 494 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.71% 19.43% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 294 203
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 39
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £29.00 £24.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%

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 May 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 May 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 +7 11 £238 -29.10% 9
Coventry -4 5 - -
Warwickshire -6 4 £300 -11.11% 2
Shropshire -38 2 £218 -13.00% 1
Staffordshire 0 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £450 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 42 (64.62%) Windows
1 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
4 26 (40.00%) VMware
5 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
7 20 (30.77%) ITIL
8 18 (27.69%) MS Office
9 17 (26.15%) Office 365
9 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (23.08%) Skype for Business
10 15 (23.08%) Blackberry
11 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
11 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (20.00%) Migration
13 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
14 11 (16.92%) Citrix
14 11 (16.92%) Lotus
15 10 (15.38%) IBM
15 10 (15.38%) IBM Notes
15 10 (15.38%) Skype
16 9 (13.85%) Firewall
17 8 (12.31%) IBM Domino
17 8 (12.31%) Cisco
17 8 (12.31%) DNS

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 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 13 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (15.38%) IBM Notes
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (12.31%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) IaaS
3 3 (4.62%) PaaS
3 3 (4.62%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Skype
2 9 (13.85%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) LAN
5 6 (9.23%) WAN
6 5 (7.69%) DHCP
6 5 (7.69%) SAN
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.62%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 2 (3.08%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) ADSL
10 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.54%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.31%) IT Support
6 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) IT Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Messaging Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) WAP
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.62%) Android
8 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.62%) Unix
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.08%) Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.54%) Fedora
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (4.62%) Service Management
4 3 (4.62%) Web Filtering
5 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) Facilities Management
5 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Server Building
5 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.15%) MCSA
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) MCITP
4 3 (4.62%) MCP
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) MOS
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.69%) WSUS
2 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) SmoothWall
3 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Citrix
3 11 (16.92%) Lotus
4 10 (15.38%) IBM
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco
6 7 (10.77%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.15%) LANDesk
8 4 (6.15%) Symantec
9 3 (4.62%) Avaya
9 3 (4.62%) MobileIron
10 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.08%) IronPort
10 2 (3.08%) Kaseya
10 2 (3.08%) NetApp
10 2 (3.08%) RightFax
10 2 (3.08%) Sage
10 2 (3.08%) Toshiba
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