Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 106 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 57 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.90% 1.23% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.86% 8.86% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 33
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +56.25% -25.58%
10th Percentile £123 £120 £107
90th Percentile £429 £425 £452
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +1.96% -46.88%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.30 £10.45
90th Percentile £15.45 £23.75 £16.38
England median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% -5.88%

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 338 440 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.26% 13.91% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 284 286
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34% +1.40%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.13% +22.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £11.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £42.20 £36.25 £22.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 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 19 January 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
Nottinghamshire +17 17 £293 -13.97% 2
Derbyshire 0 10 £300 -9.09% 4
Northamptonshire +12 9 £328 +172.92% 12
Leicestershire +2 8 £98 -55.93% 9
Lincolnshire +6 6 £243 -49.48% 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 49 (85.96%) Active Directory
2 45 (78.95%) Windows
3 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
4 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
5 23 (40.35%) VMware
6 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (29.82%) Citrix
9 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (24.56%) SQL
12 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (21.05%) SAN
13 12 (21.05%) Cisco
13 12 (21.05%) DNS
13 12 (21.05%) WAN
13 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (19.30%) SCCM
14 11 (19.30%) LAN
14 11 (19.30%) Migration
14 11 (19.30%) VLAN
15 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
15 10 (17.54%) Office 365
16 9 (15.79%) Skype for Business
16 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP

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 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.54%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) G Suite
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
1 12 (21.05%) SAN
1 12 (21.05%) WAN
2 11 (19.30%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) VLAN
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) DHCP
4 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) NAS
4 5 (8.77%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) Skype
5 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.51%) VoIP
7 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.75%) VSAN
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Exchange Support
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.51%) Aurelia
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (3.51%) SignalR
2 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 6 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.77%) NHS
3 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.77%) Test Management
5 3 (5.26%) Business Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Change Control
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) ITSM
6 2 (3.51%) MVC
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) TDD
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) CCNA
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCSA
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) CCA
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNP
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) VCAP
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (85.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.51%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Citrix
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) NetApp
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) arcserve
7 2 (3.51%) CommVault
7 2 (3.51%) Google
7 2 (3.51%) Intel
7 2 (3.51%) Lotus
8 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.75%) Brocade
8 1 (1.75%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.75%) McAfee
8 1 (1.75%) Novell
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec