Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 109 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 43 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.36% 1.16% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.07% 7.34% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 25
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £123 £136 £181
90th Percentile £425 £433 £356
England median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.84 £14.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.75% +15.69% -5.56%
10th Percentile £9.61 £13.08 £10.35
90th Percentile £23.30 £15.93 £35.13
England median hourly rate £17.39 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.39% -5.71% +8.90%

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 427 504 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.46% 15.78% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 325 316
East Midlands median daily rate £345 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +7.38% +2.76%
10th Percentile £225 £265 £249
90th Percentile £519 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.97% +8.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.34 £13.13 £10.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £22.13 £20.64
England median hourly rate £20.47 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +2.34% +1.27% +12.86%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +18 13 £363 +123.08% 3
Nottinghamshire +13 10 £338 -4.26% 1
Derbyshire -8 9 £125 -65.52%
Leicestershire -6 7 £140 -44.00%
Lincolnshire -7 3 £213 -29.17%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) VMware
4 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (27.91%) HP
9 10 (23.26%) SAN
9 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
10 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
10 9 (20.93%) Citrix
10 9 (20.93%) Cisco
10 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.93%) LAN
10 9 (20.93%) WAN
10 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (18.60%) Migration
11 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.60%) Office 365
12 7 (16.28%) SCCM
12 7 (16.28%) Fat Client
12 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
12 7 (16.28%) MCSE
12 7 (16.28%) Thin Client
13 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (13.95%) 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 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 9 (20.93%) LAN
2 9 (20.93%) WAN
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) Skype
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.65%) Aurelia
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) jQuery
1 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (4.65%) SignalR
1 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Fat Client
1 7 (16.28%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
4 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.65%) ITSM
3 2 (4.65%) MVC
3 2 (4.65%) Project Management
3 2 (4.65%) Service Management
3 2 (4.65%) TDD
3 2 (4.65%) Test Management
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Content Management
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) VBScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) HP
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Lotus
6 4 (9.30%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) AppSense
8 2 (4.65%) arcserve
8 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Intel
9 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.33%) Brocade
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.33%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec