Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 June 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 100 74
Rank change year-on-year -33 -26 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 29 55 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 1.51% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 10.24% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 54
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% -10.11%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £229
90th Percentile £425 £532 £475
South East median daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year +6.06% +0.76% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £36.08 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.42% -35.17% +227.35%
10th Percentile £14.63 £16.77 £15.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £55.65 £130.26
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -10.26% -48.34% +124.37%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 530 537 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.77% 14.73% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 260 476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.08% -4.00% -43.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £56.23 £55.65 £49.52
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.96% +5.05%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Berkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Reading -24 22 £300 -4.68% 6
Slough - 3 £397 - 1
Maidenhead -6 1 £175 - 1
Bracknell -7 1 £175 -65.00% 1
Newbury -16 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) Office 365
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
11 4 (13.79%) DHCP
11 4 (13.79%) DNS
11 4 (13.79%) Migration
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
12 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
12 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
12 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) SCCM
12 3 (10.34%) SSL
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.90%) FileNet
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
3 3 (10.34%) Skype
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.45%) PSTN
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Messaging Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) API Development
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
2 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Borland
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Lumension
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard