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 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
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 61 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.22% 1.22% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.06% 9.40% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
Median daily rate £338 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £390 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 124 117 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.07% 12.93% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 99
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Bristol

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) Intel
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (28.57%) IronPort
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (28.57%) RightFax
8 4 (28.57%) SCOrch
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
9 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (21.43%) SLA
9 3 (21.43%) MS Office
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) VPN
10 2 (14.29%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CESG
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.14%) Data Security
2 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Intel
2 4 (28.57%) IronPort
2 4 (28.57%) RightFax
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus