Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 87 109
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 1.90% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 16.86% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 23
East Midlands median daily rate £269 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% -4.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £115 £123 £120
90th Percentile £359 £429 £425
England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +1.96%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% -1.47% +6.25%

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 350 338 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.28% 11.26% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 224 289
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.72% -15.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £299 £213 £229
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -21.13% +22.41%
10th Percentile £11.94 £10.47 £11.00
90th Percentile £21.35 £42.20 £36.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +11 7 £130 +33.33% 3
Derbyshire +10 6 £194 -35.42% 2
Northamptonshire -7 6 £328 - 6
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £335 +14.53% 6
Lincolnshire -4 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) Office 365
6 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (16.67%) XenApp
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) Retail
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (12.50%) Veritas
11 3 (12.50%) Symantec
11 3 (12.50%) SAP
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (12.50%) Banking
11 3 (12.50%) Retail-J
11 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business

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 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Records Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam