The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 April 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 of England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 64 60
Rank change year-on-year -33 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 29 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.37% 2.30% 2.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.99% 14.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 37
Median daily rate £350 £250 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £119 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -0.16% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 20
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% -6.25%  

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 363 413 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.20% 16.12% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 232 343
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -44.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the East of England

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the East of England

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in the East of England

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Hertfordshire +3 11 £320 +161.22% 11
Essex -24 7 £325 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £350 +12.90% 3
Suffolk +9 4 £303 +68.05% 2
Bedfordshire 0 3 £313 -5.30% 3
Norfolk -2 1 £210 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 of England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
3 33 (54.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
6 18 (29.51%) Office 365
6 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (27.87%) Migration
8 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
9 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
10 11 (18.03%) DNS
10 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (16.39%) Citrix
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.75%) DHCP
12 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 9 (14.75%) Skype
12 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (13.11%) SCCM
13 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
13 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
13 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (11.48%) XenApp
14 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 33 (54.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
5 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Office 365
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) DHCP
2 9 (14.75%) Skype
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) PBX
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 3 (4.92%) SMTP
5 3 (4.92%) VoIP
5 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.28%) ADSL
6 2 (3.28%) ISDN
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.64%) IMAP
7 1 (1.64%) Intranet
7 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Games
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) IT Support
4 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.48%) IT Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Exchange Migration Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) CCTV
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.92%) Linux
9 2 (3.28%) NetWare
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.64%) Unix
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Migration
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
3 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.28%) Change Management
4 2 (3.28%) Email Management
4 2 (3.28%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) Network Management
4 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.28%) Project Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Management
4 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.28%) Statistics
4 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.48%) XenApp
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.64%) SCSM
3 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Apple
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Lotus
7 2 (3.28%) Sonus
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.64%) Reuters
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos
8 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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