Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 123 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 -23 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 69 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 1.72% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 9.26% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 54
East of England median daily rate £320 £311 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +24.30% -11.11%
10th Percentile £133 £100 £120
90th Percentile £411 £509 £455
England median daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 12
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +23.71% -47.28%
10th Percentile £14.02 £13.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -16.67%

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 776 864 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.37% 18.53% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 518 475
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £241 £225 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 38
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.59% -9.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £41.18
England median hourly rate £20.48 £19.82 £19.72
% change year-on-year +3.33% +0.49% +3.78%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 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
Cambridgeshire +7 21 £330 -5.71% 10
Hertfordshire -22 20 £300 -6.25% 22
Essex +17 16 £288 +26.37% 4
Bedfordshire +2 8 £355 +77.50% 3
Norfolk +15 3 £238 +13.10%
Suffolk -25 1 - - 3
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
2 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
3 34 (49.28%) VMware
4 25 (36.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
5 23 (33.33%) Office 365
6 21 (30.43%) Citrix
7 20 (28.99%) ITIL
7 20 (28.99%) DNS
7 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (27.54%) DHCP
9 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
11 15 (21.74%) Firewall
12 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 14 (20.29%) SCCM
13 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
13 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (18.84%) VPN
14 12 (17.39%) Dell
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (15.94%) Skype for Business
15 11 (15.94%) XenApp
15 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.94%) HP
15 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
16 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (14.49%) VMware ESXi

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 25 (36.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (15.94%) Skype for Business
4 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Office 365
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.80%) iTunes
5 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) DNS
2 19 (27.54%) DHCP
3 15 (21.74%) Firewall
4 13 (18.84%) VPN
5 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) SAN
7 6 (8.70%) Skype
7 6 (8.70%) VoIP
8 5 (7.25%) SMTP
8 5 (7.25%) VLAN
9 4 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.80%) HTTP
9 4 (5.80%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.80%) NAS
9 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.80%) WAN
10 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
1 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Administrator
4 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Project Officer
11 4 (5.80%) Senior Project Officer
11 4 (5.80%) Storage Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
11 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) ADSI
1 2 (2.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Animation
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) Android
8 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.35%) Linux
9 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.70%) Project Management
4 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (5.80%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.90%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.45%) Migration
8 1 (1.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) MCSA
5 4 (5.80%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.94%) XenApp
5 10 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.35%) VirtualBox
7 3 (4.35%) vSphere
7 3 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 7 (10.14%) SCOM
4 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 6 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.80%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (49.28%) VMware
3 21 (30.43%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) Dell
5 11 (15.94%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) Apple
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco
6 7 (10.14%) NetApp
6 7 (10.14%) Veeam
7 6 (8.70%) IBM
7 6 (8.70%) Symantec
8 5 (7.25%) McAfee
9 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.80%) Clearswift
9 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
9 4 (5.80%) Mitel
9 4 (5.80%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Proofpoint
9 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.80%) Veritas