Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 46 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.54% 1.66% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.22% 12.38% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 53
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £294 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +30.56% -12.20%
10th Percentile £123 £121 £107
90th Percentile £429 £388 £460
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +29.63% -43.75%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.03%

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 450 412 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.09% 13.40% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 251 252
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £248 £200 £176
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £23.73 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.37% +58.17% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.80 £12.54
90th Percentile £18.15 £54.00 £22.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.95%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +13 17 £214 -0.58% 6
Nottinghamshire -13 9 £388 +6.90% 7
Derbyshire -1 7 £388 +210.00% 2
Northamptonshire -8 6 £250 -13.04% 5
Lincolnshire +5 5 £233 -51.56% 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
5 23 (50.00%) Citrix
6 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
8 17 (36.96%) VMware
8 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (30.43%) Migration
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (23.91%) SQL
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) HP
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (21.74%) Office 365
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (19.57%) Finance
15 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
15 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
16 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
16 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
16 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
16 7 (15.22%) DNS
16 7 (15.22%) SAN
16 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003

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 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) G Suite
3 2 (4.35%) Serverless
4 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) DNS
1 7 (15.22%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) DDNS
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Skype
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Migration Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
5 2 (4.35%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.52%) Business Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) Test Management
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) System Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Information Security
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) VBScript
4 3 (6.52%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) CCA
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.35%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) NFS
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) Citrix
3 17 (36.96%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Lotus
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Novell
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) CommVault
7 2 (4.35%) Google
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard