Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.47% 0.91% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.18% 5.56% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £335 £200 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -51.52% +40.43%
10th Percentile £271 £200 £185
90th Percentile £410 £441 £438
East of England median daily rate £314 £311 £250
% change year-on-year +0.97% +24.30% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.13
% change year-on-year +66.67% +23.71% -47.28%

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 110 108 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.00% 16.39% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 77
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £276 £281 £188
90th Percentile £584 £575 £597
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £413
% change year-on-year +0.90% +8.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £35.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.59% - -9.57%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Bedford +1 2 £388 +93.75% 3
Luton -8 1 £155 -22.50%
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) VBScript
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) Dell
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
5 5 (55.56%) Clustering
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) CommVault
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Veritas
5 5 (55.56%) Terminal Services
5 5 (55.56%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (55.56%) 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) Terminal Services
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
1 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (55.56%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) CommVault
2 5 (55.56%) Dell
2 5 (55.56%) EqualLogic
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
2 5 (55.56%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy