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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 57 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.80% 2.21% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.50% 16.59% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 15
Median daily rate £300 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £412 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.30% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 200 217 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.35% 13.30% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 131 138
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +249.71% -15.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Derbyshire -9 8 £228 -24.16% 3
Northamptonshire +1 6 £288 +40.24% 2
Leicestershire -3 6 £306 +75.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £289 +5.00% 5
Lincolnshire -7 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
3 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
4 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
5 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (27.66%) MS Office
6 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
6 13 (27.66%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (23.40%) DNS
8 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
9 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
9 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.15%) ITIL
10 9 (19.15%) Citrix
10 9 (19.15%) SAN
10 9 (19.15%) Office 365
11 8 (17.02%) MCSE
11 8 (17.02%) DHCP
12 7 (14.89%) Cisco
12 7 (14.89%) SCCM
12 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
12 7 (14.89%) NAS
13 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
13 6 (12.77%) Webroot

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 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) SAN
3 8 (17.02%) DHCP
4 7 (14.89%) NAS
5 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.64%) Kerberos
6 5 (10.64%) LDAP
6 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) WAN
8 3 (6.38%) Firewall
8 3 (6.38%) Skype
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) Intranet
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.13%) ADSL
10 1 (2.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.13%) MPLS
10 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) IT Support
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) ADSI
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.38%) Android
10 2 (4.26%) Linux
10 2 (4.26%) Unix
10 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.13%) Gentoo
11 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) ERP
5 1 (2.13%) People Management
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.13%) MIIS
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) Webroot
6 5 (10.64%) Intel Security
6 5 (10.64%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 3 (6.38%) Lotus
8 2 (4.26%) Apple
8 2 (4.26%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) Mitel
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.13%) QNX
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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