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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 55 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.36% 1.80% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.04% 11.03% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 38
Median daily rate £317 £210 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.71% -25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £113 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -56.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £23.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.73%  

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 457 408 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.64% 16.33% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 252 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 44
Median hourly rate £18.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +9 24 £375 +212.50% 8
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £225 - 6
Suffolk +18 11 £103 -43.05% 2
Essex -17 5 £228 -35.00% 2
Bedfordshire -11 4 £450 +7.46% 4
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (32.05%) Office 365
5 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
6 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (26.92%) Migration
8 19 (24.36%) VMware
8 19 (24.36%) SharePoint
8 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.23%) Cisco
11 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
12 14 (17.95%) Skype for Business
12 14 (17.95%) Citrix
12 14 (17.95%) ITIL
13 13 (16.67%) MCSE
13 13 (16.67%) Skype
13 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.10%) SQL
14 11 (14.10%) HP
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (14.10%) SCCM
15 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
15 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (12.82%) LAN
16 9 (11.54%) DNS

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 30 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (24.36%) SharePoint
3 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (17.95%) Skype for Business
5 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (6.41%) IIS
9 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.28%) CMS
11 1 (1.28%) Confluence
11 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.05%) Office 365
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.26%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Skype
2 10 (12.82%) LAN
3 9 (11.54%) DNS
4 8 (10.26%) DHCP
4 8 (10.26%) WAN
5 5 (6.41%) PBX
5 5 (6.41%) SAN
5 5 (6.41%) VoIP
6 4 (5.13%) Firewall
6 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.13%) SMTP
6 4 (5.13%) X.500
7 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) HTTP
8 2 (2.56%) ISDN
8 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.56%) WLAN
9 1 (1.28%) IMAP
9 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MorphX
2 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Analyst
1 12 (15.38%) Architect
1 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Consultant
2 10 (12.82%) Support Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) Administrator
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) IT Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) IT Support
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) Flash
2 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) CESG
3 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Animation
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.97%) Linux
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (5.13%) HPUX
9 4 (5.13%) Solaris
9 4 (5.13%) Unix
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Migration
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Project Management
4 6 (7.69%) Workflow
5 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (5.13%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (5.13%) Presales
6 4 (5.13%) Service Management
7 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) X++
4 4 (5.13%) Perl
4 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.13%) VBScript
5 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) MCSA
6 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.56%) CCA
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.56%) MCP
6 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) VCAP
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) XenApp
4 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.13%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.13%) Samba
6 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 14 (17.95%) Citrix
5 11 (14.10%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) Altiris
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 4 (5.13%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.13%) Sun
6 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 3 (3.85%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.85%) Reuters
8 2 (2.56%) AppSense
8 2 (2.56%) McAfee
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Sonus
8 2 (2.56%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.56%) Veeam
9 1 (1.28%) Meraki
9 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Roc Search
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago