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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 88 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 54 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.76% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.44% 10.40% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 23
Median daily rate £300 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £147 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £394 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £21.40 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £17.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +14.51%
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
572 404 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.23% 16.95% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 213 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 41
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.71 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 18 £238 -32.14% 6
Herefordshire +2 8 £325 -14.47%
Coventry -15 7 £333 +20.90%
Worcestershire +1 6 £240 +80.45% 2
Staffordshire 0 4 - - 4
Solihull -10 3 - -
Warwickshire -8 2 £205 - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (48.65%) Windows Server
6 29 (39.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (32.43%) ITIL
7 24 (32.43%) VMware
8 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (28.38%) Skype for Business
10 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
11 19 (25.68%) MS Office
12 17 (22.97%) Cisco
12 17 (22.97%) DNS
12 17 (22.97%) Citrix
12 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
13 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
14 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
15 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (18.92%) DHCP
15 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
16 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
17 12 (16.22%) WAN
17 12 (16.22%) Office 365
17 12 (16.22%) SCCM
18 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared

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 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
1 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (28.38%) Skype for Business
3 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.76%) IBM Notes
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.35%) IIS
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.11%) SaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 4 (5.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) DHCP
3 12 (16.22%) WAN
4 9 (12.16%) SAN
4 9 (12.16%) VLAN
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (9.46%) Firewall
5 7 (9.46%) IP Telephony
5 7 (9.46%) NAS
6 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.41%) Skype
8 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.05%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) Intranet
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
9 2 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) French Language
4 1 (1.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) IT Support
8 5 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Citrix Support
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) WAP
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.11%) Replication
4 4 (5.41%) PDA
4 4 (5.41%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) CESG
6 2 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (48.65%) Windows Server
4 29 (39.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (12.16%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.11%) Android
9 5 (6.76%) Unix
9 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Linux
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.35%) Fedora
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Migration
3 6 (8.11%) Service Management
4 4 (5.41%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.05%) Project Management
5 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (4.05%) Web Filtering
6 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.70%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (2.70%) Document Management
6 2 (2.70%) ETL
6 2 (2.70%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) MCSA
5 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) MOS
7 4 (5.41%) MCSE
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.70%) CCNA
9 2 (2.70%) CISSP
9 2 (2.70%) CLAS
9 2 (2.70%) ISEB
9 2 (2.70%) MCITP
9 2 (2.70%) MCP
10 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.35%) CCNP
10 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) XenApp
4 7 (9.46%) vSphere
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Server
5 5 (6.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.41%) XenServer
7 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.76%) WSUS
4 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.05%) SCOM
5 3 (4.05%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.35%) SCSM
7 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) VMware
3 17 (22.97%) Cisco
3 17 (22.97%) Citrix
4 11 (14.86%) Dell
4 11 (14.86%) Symantec
5 10 (13.51%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) LANDesk
7 6 (8.11%) Avaya
8 5 (6.76%) EMC
8 5 (6.76%) Lotus
8 5 (6.76%) Toshiba
9 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.05%) Sophos
11 2 (2.70%) IBM
11 2 (2.70%) Kaseya
11 2 (2.70%) Sage
12 1 (1.35%) RightFax
12 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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