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 3 months to 26 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 74 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 1.32% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 8.62% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 17
Median daily rate £206 £288 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £154 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £331 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -71.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.73%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 230 232 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.94% 15.29% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 151 141
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £282 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -10.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Derbyshire -10 6 £125 - 5
Northamptonshire +1 4 £331 +103.84% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £438 -
Leicestershire -11 2 £95 -65.45% 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (36.59%) VMware
7 14 (34.15%) Citrix
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
10 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
10 10 (24.39%) HP
10 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
11 9 (21.95%) Office 365
11 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (21.95%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco
12 8 (19.51%) DHCP
12 8 (19.51%) MCSE
12 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
12 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
13 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
13 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (17.07%) Finance

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 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) IBM Notes
4 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.44%) Apache
8 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.44%) IIS
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) DHCP
3 7 (17.07%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) LDAP
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) Skype
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) ADSL
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) PKI
4 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
4 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
5 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
8 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.88%) Android
11 1 (2.44%) Linux
11 1 (2.44%) Solaris
11 1 (2.44%) Unix
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.44%) Change Control
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
3 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.44%) MIIS
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Citrix
4 10 (24.39%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 7 (17.07%) Lotus
7 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 5 (12.20%) Symantec
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper
9 1 (2.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
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