Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 20 September 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 94 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.60% 1.17% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.58% 9.81% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 24
Bristol median daily rate £355 £283 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.66% -15.04% +104.62%
10th Percentile £213 £125 £145
90th Percentile £402 £350 £488
South West median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £19.00 £52.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.81% +61.54% -67.50%
10th Percentile £18.50 £46.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £58.75 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.67% +60.71% +39.36%

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 334 214 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.68% 11.93% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 147 227
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £248 £225
90th Percentile £525 £522 £500
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 £47.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.02% +96.91% +10.23%
10th Percentile £18.90 £43.33 £20.00
90th Percentile £39.30 £57.18 £38.13
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £42.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -27.49% +29.55% +10.00%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Bristol

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Bristol

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Bristol

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) Office 365
5 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
6 9 (28.13%) SAN
6 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) SCCM
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (15.63%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (12.50%) Migration
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (12.50%) SAP
11 4 (12.50%) SMS
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.50%) IronPort

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Office 365
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) SMS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) DKIM
5 1 (3.13%) DMARC
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 4 (12.50%) Server Technician
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.50%) Email Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Threat Management
5 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCA
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) IronPort
3 4 (12.50%) RightFax
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard