Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 -26 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 30 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.93% 2.43% 3.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.35% 11.25% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 24
Birmingham median daily rate £213 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -28.57% +10.24%
10th Percentile £153 £166 £188
90th Percentile £340 £573 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.98% -21.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.76 £10.53 £14.10
90th Percentile £18.20 £12.78 £21.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.93 £14.34 £16.25
% change year-on-year +4.10% -11.75% -7.14%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 243 329 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.63% 21.63% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 195 132
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +18.71% -0.71%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £210
90th Percentile £500 £560 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -16.13% +19.23%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Office 365
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Symantec
9 6 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) SAN
10 5 (16.67%) IBM
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.67%) XenApp
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (13.33%) Meraki
11 4 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 4 (13.33%) Fat Client

MS Exchange
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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) 4G
4 1 (3.33%) ADSL
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (6.67%) Email Filtering
5 2 (6.67%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 4 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (13.33%) SafeCom
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Symantec
4 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) McAfee
5 4 (13.33%) Meraki
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Wyse
6 3 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam