Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 118 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 -39
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 1.12% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.30% 7.02% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 24
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £281 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £135 £119 £114
90th Percentile £425 £428 £356
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.30 £10.40
90th Percentile £23.20 £15.53 £17.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.68% -2.61%

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 366 527 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.53% 15.94% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 348 300
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £218 £263 £232
90th Percentile £523 £575 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £24.50 £20.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 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
Nottinghamshire +9 14 £288 -17.86% 2
Northamptonshire +7 10 £350 +191.67% 1
Leicestershire 0 6 £150 - 1
Lincolnshire -1 6 £243 - 3
Derbyshire -10 6 £300 -11.11% 5
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) Windows Server
5 21 (46.67%) VMware
6 14 (31.11%) SAN
6 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
6 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (28.89%) Cisco
8 12 (26.67%) WAN
8 12 (26.67%) LAN
9 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (24.44%) HP
9 11 (24.44%) SCCM
9 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (20.00%) Citrix
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
11 8 (17.78%) Firewall
11 8 (17.78%) VLAN
12 7 (15.56%) Migration
13 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (13.33%) Fat Client
13 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.33%) MCSE
13 6 (13.33%) 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 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
2 12 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) VLAN
4 6 (13.33%) NAS
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) DHCP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) Skype
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.22%) Internet
9 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.22%) VSAN
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.44%) Aurelia
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
1 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) jQuery
1 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (4.44%) SignalR
1 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.44%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.44%) Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Change Control
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) Data Management
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.44%) ITSM
4 2 (4.44%) MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) TDD
4 2 (4.44%) Test Management
5 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (2.22%) DevOps
5 1 (2.22%) High Availability
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.22%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) MCITP
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 11 (24.44%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Citrix
6 6 (13.33%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) AppSense
8 2 (4.44%) arcserve
8 2 (4.44%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) Intel
8 2 (4.44%) Lotus
8 2 (4.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Sophos
9 1 (2.22%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.22%) Sun
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec