Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.34% 2.24% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.82% 14.29% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £378 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% +50.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £141 £140 £162
90th Percentile £444 £383 £254
East of England median daily rate £375 £300 £216
% change year-on-year +25.00% +38.73% -21.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £15.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £14.95 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.95% +12.96% -15.63%

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 101 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.74% 15.67% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 63
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £200
90th Percentile £590 £613 £485
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.94% +2.86%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +29.82% +18.75%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +8 7 £438 -7.89%
Bedford +1 5 £400 +42.86%
Shefford - 4 £145 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Office 365
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (50.00%) Dell
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) Mimecast
9 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
9 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
9 5 (27.78%) McAfee
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) VPLS
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) Service Management
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) ITSM
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
10 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP

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 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Office 365
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (27.78%) Mimecast
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) VPLS
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Exchange Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Migration Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Migration Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Office 365 Specialist
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Support
6 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix