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 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 30 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.88% 2.14% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.99% 17.59% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 19
Median daily rate £213 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £297 £300 £289
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25%  

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 231 199 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.51% 12.19% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 124 172
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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 April 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 April 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
Northamptonshire +2 9 £288 +15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £375 +36.36% 7
Derbyshire -15 7 £125 -39.17% 1
Leicestershire -8 5 £213 +21.42% 1
Lincolnshire -9 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (34.00%) VMware
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (28.00%) Windows 10
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (24.00%) Citrix
9 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
10 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (22.00%) Office 365
10 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.00%) DNS
12 9 (18.00%) Cisco
12 9 (18.00%) HP
12 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
13 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
13 8 (16.00%) DHCP
13 8 (16.00%) MCSE
13 8 (16.00%) Finance
13 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (14.00%) SCCM
14 7 (14.00%) Migration
14 7 (14.00%) VPN
14 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) VPN
4 6 (12.00%) SAN
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) LDAP
5 5 (10.00%) Skype
5 5 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (8.00%) Firewall
7 3 (6.00%) NAS
8 2 (4.00%) Internet
8 2 (4.00%) Intranet
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.00%) ADSL
9 1 (2.00%) MPLS
9 1 (2.00%) SMTP
9 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) IT Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) IT Support
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ADSI
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.00%) Windows 10
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.00%) Android
11 2 (4.00%) Linux
11 2 (4.00%) Unix
11 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (2.00%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) ERP
5 1 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) VBScript
3 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.00%) MIIS
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (10.00%) Lotus
5 5 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Webroot
8 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) Mitel
8 1 (2.00%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) QNX
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
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