Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 96 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.65% 0.84% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.18% 5.39% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 13
Bristol median daily rate £350 £260 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -22.96% +42.11%
10th Percentile £177 £200 £156
90th Percentile £400 £378 £451
South West median daily rate £350 £368 £263
% change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £35.56 £91.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% -61.24% -8.25%
10th Percentile £32.50 £20.32 £31.73
90th Percentile £38.38 £54.86 £157.18
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +51.04% -14.29% +70.99%

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 313 297 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.76% 15.64% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 196 168
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.81% +3.21%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £234
90th Percentile £575 £516 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Bristol median hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +115.00% -80.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £22.55 £18.65
90th Percentile £64.28 £55.60 £111.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -27.27% -21.19%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (42.86%) SCCM
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (34.29%) Office 365
6 12 (34.29%) Citrix
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.86%) XenApp
9 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (20.00%) CCA
10 7 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (20.00%) MCSE
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) SAN
12 5 (14.29%) Firewall
12 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) Skype
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) DKIM
5 1 (2.86%) DMARC
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (11.43%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Senior Technician
2 4 (11.43%) Server Technician
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.71%) Document Management
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (5.71%) Practice Management
4 1 (2.86%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.86%) Decision-Making
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Server Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) CCA
2 7 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCDST
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) XenApp
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Aderant
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) iManage
5 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.71%) Mitel
5 2 (5.71%) OpenText
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec