Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 89 91
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 42 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.34% 1.68% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.50% 11.46% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 31
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £123 £111 £158
90th Percentile £419 £457 £369
England median daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% +11.54% -4.13%
10th Percentile £22.50 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £16.00 £42.65
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.93 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.52% -17.06% +9.09%

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 442 471 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.12% 14.63% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 301 298
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £233
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 25
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £61.50 £20.50 £26.75
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -0.15% +4.02% +9.87%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +6 11 £350 +70.73% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 10 £375 +15.38% 1
Derbyshire -12 9 £125 -71.26% 2
Leicestershire -17 9 £203 +15.71% 1
Lincolnshire -11 3 £200 -33.33%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (90.48%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
5 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (42.86%) VMware
6 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (30.95%) Citrix
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 12 (28.57%) HP
9 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
10 9 (21.43%) Office 365
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
10 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (21.43%) MCSE
11 8 (19.05%) LAN
11 8 (19.05%) WAN
11 8 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (19.05%) SAN
11 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.05%) SCCM
11 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
12 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) Migration

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 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.38%) Apache
8 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.38%) IIS
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LAN
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
1 8 (19.05%) WAN
2 7 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) DNS
5 4 (9.52%) Skype
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
7 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.38%) ADSL
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) SMTP
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.14%) Linux
10 2 (4.76%) Android
11 1 (2.38%) Solaris
11 1 (2.38%) Unix
11 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.38%) ERP
4 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) MCSE
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Lotus
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) AppSense
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) arcserve
8 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Intel
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) Mitel
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) StorageTek
8 1 (2.38%) Sun