Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 119 90
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 46 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.57% 1.22% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.54% 8.50% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 34
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +7.32%
10th Percentile £126 £121 £111
90th Percentile £394 £421 £457
England median daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +72.41% +11.54%
10th Percentile £11.00 £22.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.75 £27.50 £16.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -17.81%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 482 447 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.43% 14.30% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 273 295
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £500 £538
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +233.33% -
10th Percentile £10.63 £15.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £16.75 £61.50 £20.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% -0.93% +5.26%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Leicestershire +25 21 £166 +27.88% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 11 £388 -1.59% 2
Northamptonshire -15 7 £250 -28.57% 2
Lincolnshire +12 5 £233 -
Derbyshire +8 4 £388 +210.00% 4
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
7 18 (39.13%) Citrix
8 16 (34.78%) VMware
8 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 15 (32.61%) Office 365
10 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
10 14 (30.43%) Migration
10 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
11 13 (28.26%) VPN
11 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
11 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
12 12 (26.09%) Finance
13 11 (23.91%) HP
14 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
14 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
15 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 9 (19.57%) SAN
16 8 (17.39%) SCCM
16 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
17 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (15.22%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) VPN
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) DDNS
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) ADSL
6 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.17%) Intranet
6 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (10.87%) Migration Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support
8 3 (6.52%) Network Support
8 3 (6.52%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
4 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.35%) Network Design
3 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Analytics
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (2.17%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.17%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Task Automation
4 1 (2.17%) Ticket Management
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.87%) vSphere
6 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.17%) NFS
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) Citrix
3 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) Veeam
7 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus
8 2 (4.35%) CommVault
8 2 (4.35%) Novell
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Apple
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard