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 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 76 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 23 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 2.13% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.75% 11.96% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 24
Median daily rate £318 £375 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -8.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £464 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £297 £300 £289
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 263 443 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.94% 17.77% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 280 248
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £255 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +9 12 £300 -25.12% 6
Bracknell 0 8 £506 +98.52% 1
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 28 (54.90%) Office 365
3 27 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (52.94%) Windows
4 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
5 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (37.25%) Migration
5 19 (37.25%) VMware
6 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
7 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (21.57%) DHCP
10 11 (21.57%) DNS
11 9 (17.65%) LAN
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business
12 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (15.69%) Linux
13 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
14 6 (11.76%) HP
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (11.76%) Skype
15 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (9.80%) Windows 7

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 27 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Maximo
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (54.90%) Office 365
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.96%) G Suite
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DHCP
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.76%) Skype
5 4 (7.84%) SAN
5 4 (7.84%) SMTP
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.96%) FTP
8 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.96%) IPsec
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Consultant
2 18 (35.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 17 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) Migration Consultant
6 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (15.69%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Architect
8 5 (9.80%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
9 4 (7.84%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Office 365 Architect
9 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Migration Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Clustering
1 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) AS400
3 1 (1.96%) CESG
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) iSeries
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.69%) Linux
6 5 (9.80%) SUSE
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.84%) Unix
8 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 3 (5.88%) Android
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.80%) High Availability
3 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (3.92%) DevOps
4 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.96%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.96%) Presales
5 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Server Hardening
5 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.88%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.88%) WSUS
4 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.92%) Netcool
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.96%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) Meridio
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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