Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.03% 0.90% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.63% 6.94% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £220 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -38.25% +29.55%
10th Percentile £146 £127 £308
90th Percentile £391 £313 £393
East of England median daily rate £300 £220 £263
% change year-on-year +36.36% -16.19% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +34.88% -47.56%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 102 72 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.24% 13.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 53
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.35% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £265
90th Percentile £615 £525 £605
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -30.71% +22.12% +30.00%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Bedfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 5 £300 -
Bedford - 3 £375 -
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (68.42%) SCCM
4 13 (68.42%) SCOM
4 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
5 12 (63.16%) Backup Exec
5 12 (63.16%) Replication
5 12 (63.16%) NetApp
5 12 (63.16%) Symantec
5 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 12 (63.16%) DHCP
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) MCSE
5 12 (63.16%) MCSA
5 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
6 11 (57.89%) EqualLogic
6 11 (57.89%) 3PAR
6 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (57.89%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (57.89%) NAS
6 11 (57.89%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (57.89%) iSCSI

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) DHCP
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (57.89%) iSCSI
3 11 (57.89%) NAS
3 11 (57.89%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Replication
2 11 (57.89%) Clustering
3 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSA
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 10 (52.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
4 11 (57.89%) Terminal Services
4 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
1 13 (68.42%) SCOM
2 12 (63.16%) Backup Exec
3 11 (57.89%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) NetApp
3 12 (63.16%) Symantec
4 11 (57.89%) 3PAR
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 11 (57.89%) CommVault
4 11 (57.89%) Dell
4 11 (57.89%) EqualLogic
4 11 (57.89%) HP
4 11 (57.89%) IBM
4 11 (57.89%) Veritas
5 10 (52.63%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee