Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 104 114
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.17% 1.36% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.82% 10.71% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 16
East Midlands median daily rate £239 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.42% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £126 £123 £115
90th Percentile £398 £425 £438
England median daily rate £315 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +0.80% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -10.34% +13.73%
10th Percentile £14.40 £9.72 £11.45
90th Percentile £16.75 £23.20 £15.60
England median hourly rate £16.58 £17.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year -2.47% +5.26% -2.12%

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 409 392 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.90% 12.73% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 251 344
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £340 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -17.33% +15.85%
10th Percentile £285 £218 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +135.29% +23.64%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.42 £11.95
90th Percentile £16.75 £52.50 £22.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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
Leicestershire +12 12 £129 -14.17% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £388 +26.53% 6
Derbyshire +9 5 £275 +120.00% 2
Northamptonshire -22 5 £295 -15.71% 8
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (43.75%) Office 365
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) VPN
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (31.25%) SCCM
9 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
9 10 (31.25%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
10 9 (28.13%) Citrix
10 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
10 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.75%) vSphere
13 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
14 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Line Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V2
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Apple