The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 April 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.40% 1.32% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 8.20% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £289
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 44 61 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 13.17% 16.05% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 56
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £37.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.00% -66.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £36.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.15 £37.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Coventry

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Coventry

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) SLA

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) GCIH
1 1 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware