The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 28 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 29 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.46% 1.88% 2.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 55.00% 9.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £300 £289 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +55.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -0.16% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% -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 Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 20 52 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.83% 19.55% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 24
Median daily rate £325 £396 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.98% +29.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £485 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Dorset

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Dorset

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +17 11 £300 +3.89% 2
MS Exchange
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (94.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
4 11 (64.71%) SAN
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (52.94%) WSUS
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 7 (41.18%) Migration
8 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
8 7 (41.18%) Patch Management
8 7 (41.18%) Security Patching
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
9 6 (35.29%) Oracle
9 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
10 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
10 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
10 5 (29.41%) Veeam
10 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (29.41%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
11 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
11 4 (23.53%) SQL
11 4 (23.53%) Sage
12 3 (17.65%) iPad
13 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 16 (94.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) IPv4
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (17.65%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Server Support
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) VMS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
1 7 (41.18%) Patch Management
1 7 (41.18%) Security Patching
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) WSUS
2 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
4 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 4 (23.53%) Sage