Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 67 94
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 5 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.68% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 6.58% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 13
10th Percentile £128 £97 "
25th Percentile £142 £103 £135
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £181 £125 £220
Median % change year-on-year +45.00% -43.18% -26.05%
75th Percentile £215 £141 £366
90th Percentile £238 £144 £455
England median daily rate £304 £328 £300
% change year-on-year -7.18% +9.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.34
Median % change year-on-year - +39.52% -4.43%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% +30.00% -9.09%

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 170 76 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.79% 10.40% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 42 151
10th Percentile £205 £175 £200
25th Percentile £300 £289 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £519 £424 £475
90th Percentile £550 £519 £544
England median daily rate £520 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +10.05% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
10th Percentile " £13.03 £10.45
25th Percentile £20.00 £14.19 £11.61
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +29.23% +13.80% +14.24%
75th Percentile £22.00 £18.19 £14.79
90th Percentile " £19.28 £16.90
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -12.24% +32.43% -7.50%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the East Midlands

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the East Midlands.

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 8 December 2021. 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
Northamptonshire - 8 £195 - 2
Leicestershire -10 3 £140 - 3
Derbyshire - 3 £175 - 3
Nottinghamshire -24 1 £210 +68.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Azure
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) SLA
8 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (20.00%) Aruba
9 3 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) NHS
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
10 2 (13.33%) VPN

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (40.00%) Azure
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
1 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (20.00%) Aruba
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds