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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 71 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.44% 1.63% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.89% 9.35% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 25
Median daily rate £475 £339 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.22% -15.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +383.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 263 428 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.52% 17.39% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 257 263
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -59.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +12 10 £279 -25.73% 6
Bracknell 0 9 £500 +96.07% 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (62.07%) Active Directory
1 36 (62.07%) Office 365
2 30 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
4 26 (44.83%) Windows
5 25 (43.10%) Migration
6 22 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (36.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (34.48%) VMware
9 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
10 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
11 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (17.24%) MS Office
15 10 (17.24%) DNS
15 10 (17.24%) DHCP
16 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.52%) SCCM
17 8 (13.79%) LAN
17 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
18 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
18 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
19 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 6 (10.34%) Linux
19 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 30 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Maximo
1 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (62.07%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.72%) G Suite
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DHCP
1 10 (17.24%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.79%) LAN
4 6 (10.34%) Skype
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.72%) FTP
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Consultant
2 23 (39.66%) Office 365 Consultant
3 21 (36.21%) Exchange Consultant
4 16 (27.59%) Migration Consultant
5 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
6 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Consultant
7 11 (18.97%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 7 (12.07%) Architect
9 6 (10.34%) Office 365 Architect
10 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (8.62%) Migration Architect
10 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Linux Support
11 4 (6.90%) Server Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) AS400
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 5 (8.62%) SUSE
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.17%) AIX
9 3 (5.17%) Unix
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.72%) Android
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Migration
2 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.62%) High Availability
3 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL
5 2 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.72%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
6 1 (1.72%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.72%) Presales
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Security Management
6 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) CISA
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.72%) Ansible
6 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) Netcool
6 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Puppet
6 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Meridio
6 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Veeam
6 1 (1.72%) Veritas
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