The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 2.79% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 17.82% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £220 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +36.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 80 101 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.33% 15.66% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 71
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) Veeam
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) WebEx
8 2 (14.29%) CRM
8 2 (14.29%) LAN

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WebEx
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Document Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MOS
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Equitrac
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
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