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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 84 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 62 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 1.87% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.54% 11.00% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 27
Median daily rate £300 £311 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £14.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.74 £50.10 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.87
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.00%
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
588 418 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.87% 17.01% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 230 243
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 32
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.52 £35.95 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 16 £325 +0.38% 8
Worcestershire +8 11 £240 +8.35%
Coventry -10 10 £370 +11.27% 4
Herefordshire +2 9 £325 -14.47% 2
Staffordshire +9 6 £410 - 6
Solihull -7 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 3 £175 - 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £188 -
Walsall - 1 £125 - 3
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 73 (77.66%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
3 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
4 48 (51.06%) Windows Server
5 45 (47.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (32.98%) VMware
8 29 (30.85%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) Citrix
9 28 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (28.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (26.60%) DNS
11 25 (26.60%) MS Excel
12 24 (25.53%) Cisco
13 23 (24.47%) MS Office
13 23 (24.47%) Skype for Business
14 21 (22.34%) SharePoint
15 20 (21.28%) DHCP
16 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
17 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (19.15%) Blackberry
18 17 (18.09%) Office 365
18 17 (18.09%) SCCM
19 16 (17.02%) HP
19 16 (17.02%) Dell
20 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
20 15 (15.96%) VLAN

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 28 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (28.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (24.47%) Skype for Business
4 21 (22.34%) SharePoint
5 18 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.26%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.06%) IIS
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (24.47%) MS Office
3 4 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Yammer
5 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) DNS
2 20 (21.28%) DHCP
3 15 (15.96%) VLAN
4 14 (14.89%) SAN
5 13 (13.83%) NAS
5 13 (13.83%) WAN
6 12 (12.77%) Firewall
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (10.64%) IP Telephony
8 8 (8.51%) Skype
9 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.32%) LAN
11 4 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.26%) WebEx
12 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.19%) MPLS
12 3 (3.19%) VoIP
12 3 (3.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (4.26%) Back Office
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) German Language
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (13.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.51%) Administrator
6 8 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Citrix Support
8 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.32%) IT Support
8 5 (5.32%) Migration Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) WAP
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.51%) PDA
4 7 (7.45%) Replication
5 5 (5.32%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.26%) PKI
6 4 (4.26%) PMI
7 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.13%) CESG
8 2 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.06%) Clustering
9 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (77.66%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 45 (47.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.89%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.57%) Unix
9 8 (8.51%) Android
10 5 (5.32%) Linux
11 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.19%) Solaris
12 3 (3.19%) SUSE
13 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Migration
3 8 (8.51%) Service Management
4 7 (7.45%) Project Management
5 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.32%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.26%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.26%) Resource Allocation
7 4 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.26%) Service Design
8 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.19%) ETL
8 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.19%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.19%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) MCSA
4 7 (7.45%) MOS
5 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) MCSE
6 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.13%) CCNP
8 2 (2.13%) CISSP
8 2 (2.13%) CLAS
8 2 (2.13%) ISEB
8 2 (2.13%) MCITP
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
9 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.83%) XenApp
4 7 (7.45%) vSphere
4 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.38%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.32%) XenServer
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCCM
2 11 (11.70%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.32%) WSUS
4 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.19%) SCOM
5 3 (3.19%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.06%) SCSM
7 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) VMware
3 28 (29.79%) Citrix
4 24 (25.53%) Cisco
5 16 (17.02%) Dell
5 16 (17.02%) HP
6 11 (11.70%) Avaya
7 10 (10.64%) Symantec
8 9 (9.57%) LANDesk
9 7 (7.45%) Toshiba
10 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.38%) EMC
11 4 (4.26%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.26%) Lotus
12 3 (3.19%) 3Com
12 3 (3.19%) Sophos
13 2 (2.13%) Kaseya
13 2 (2.13%) Sage
13 2 (2.13%) Sun
14 1 (1.06%) Apple
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