The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 23 June 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 2007
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 1.97% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £300 £263
% change year-on-year -24.16% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £18.41
% change year-on-year -18.18% -10.38%  

Exchange Server 2007 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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 105 152 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.10% 18.67% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 114 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Exchange Server 2007
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Exchange Server 2007 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) WebEx
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Equitrac
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering

Exchange Server 2007
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Equitrac
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) VMware