Period
to 25 February 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 25 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 97 95
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.57% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 10.28% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 41
Berkshire median daily rate £275 £318 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.39% +8.55% -16.43%
10th Percentile £120 £165 £161
90th Percentile £384 £513 £450
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -7.69% +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £54.08 £41.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.67% +31.65% +128.19%
10th Percentile £13.35 £18.54 £20.50
90th Percentile £20.88 £55.65 £117.83
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £16.64
% change year-on-year -23.08% +17.19% +4.00%

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 592 603 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.97% 15.30% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 285 463
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £257 £241
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -5.56% -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +20.27% +11.38%

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 25 February 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 25 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
Reading -7 19 £300 +3.45% 8
Newbury -13 7 £300 -20.00% 1
Maidenhead -3 4 £200 -50.31%
Slough 0 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (31.43%) SCCM
8 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) Office 365
10 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
10 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (20.00%) MCSE
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco
12 6 (17.14%) IIS
12 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (17.14%) Change Management
12 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (14.29%) Firewall
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (14.29%) HP
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
14 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
14 4 (11.43%) Linux

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 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
4 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) VXLAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
3 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.57%) IT Support
3 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) Application Packaging
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) API Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Information Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Docker
5 2 (5.71%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) CFEngine
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.71%) Unicenter
2 2 (5.71%) vRealize
3 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.71%) Borland
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Infoblox
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) Lumension
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Nimsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) SunGard