Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 19 October 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.84% 1.68% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.28% 12.23% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £356 £260 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.02% +40.54% -38.33%
10th Percentile £274 £100 £152
90th Percentile £475 £560 £228
East of England median daily rate £375 £300 £219
% change year-on-year +25.00% +37.14% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £10.00
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -51.09%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 195 188 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.28% 13.71% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 89
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £265 £194 £228
90th Percentile £538 £535 £516
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £407
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.49% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £118.00 £13.40 £13.40
East of England median hourly rate £29.95 £33.02 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% +10.05% +1.69%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cambridgeshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 12 £438 +25.00% 8
Peterborough +7 6 £350 +34.62% 2
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) DHCP
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
6 12 (54.55%) NetApp
6 12 (54.55%) Citrix
6 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 11 (50.00%) vSphere
8 10 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
10 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
11 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) XenApp
12 6 (27.27%) Firewall
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (22.73%) ITIL
14 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
15 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (13.64%) Network Security
15 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (13.64%) Publishing

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DHCP
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) vSphere
3 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (31.82%) XenApp
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
1 3 (13.64%) vMotion
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat