The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.03% 2.23% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 13.11% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Median daily rate £288 £390 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +30.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £362 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 36 61 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 12.16% 17.04% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 64
Median daily rate £363 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
6 2 (18.18%) Skype
6 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Sonus
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
6 2 (18.18%) PBX
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) ISDN
1 2 (18.18%) PBX
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Sonus