Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 95 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 25 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.30% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.08% 9.20% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 11
Bristol median daily rate £300 £355 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +36.54% -20.00%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £123
90th Percentile £430 £402 £350
South West median daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.41% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate - - £35.56
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £47.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -60.11% +18.99% +41.07%

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 248 326 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.90% 15.67% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 236 175
Bristol median daily rate £418 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £279 £256 £222
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Bristol median hourly rate £22.50 £38.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -11.05% +115.00%
10th Percentile £20.67 £24.78 £22.55
90th Percentile £36.75 £42.93 £55.60
South West median hourly rate £19.64 £40.27 £39.50
% change year-on-year -51.24% +1.94% +21.54%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (88.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Office 365
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) HP
6 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) SCCM
8 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) Skype for Business
9 8 (32.00%) Migration
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (28.00%) Skype
11 6 (24.00%) OneDrive
11 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (24.00%) LAN
11 6 (24.00%) WAN
11 6 (24.00%) SLA
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (20.00%) NetBackup

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 22 (88.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (32.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Office 365
2 6 (24.00%) OneDrive
3 5 (20.00%) AWS
4 2 (8.00%) Azure
5 1 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) VPN
2 7 (28.00%) Skype
3 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Support
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.00%) Practice Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.00%) Server Management
7 1 (4.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSA
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (16.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (16.00%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (12.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) Ivanti
6 2 (8.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.00%) Aderant
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) iManage
7 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.00%) OpenText
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec