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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 40 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 1.47% 5.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% 11.76% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £355 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +56.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 43 51 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.65% 12.50% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 37
Median daily rate £525 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cambridge

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) XenApp
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) WSUS
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) ADSL
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) ADSL
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) ISDN
3 1 (7.69%) PBX
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) IT Support
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Sonus