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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / East of England
Rank 103 79 72
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 1.91% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.22% 12.18% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 23
Median daily rate £303 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £153 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £538 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 17
Median hourly rate - £33.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 386 386 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.79% 15.71% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 196 288
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 28
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +92.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +8 9 £275 +10.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £350 +32.07% 11
Essex -23 4 £253 -27.85%
Bedfordshire -2 3 £200 - 1
Suffolk -4 3 £255 +29.11% 1
Norfolk -1 1 £210 -16.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 51 (78.46%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
3 33 (50.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
5 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
7 16 (24.62%) VMware
8 14 (21.54%) Office 365
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.00%) Citrix
9 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (20.00%) DNS
10 12 (18.46%) Migration
10 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (16.92%) DHCP
11 11 (16.92%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) XenApp
12 9 (13.85%) SCCM
12 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
12 9 (13.85%) MS Office
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
14 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.77%) SAN
15 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (9.23%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 (50.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.54%) IIS
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) DNS
2 11 (16.92%) DHCP
3 7 (10.77%) SAN
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Skype
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) NAS
7 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.62%) SMTP
7 3 (4.62%) VoIP
7 3 (4.62%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) ADSL
8 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
8 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.54%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) IT Support
5 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) CCTV
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (78.46%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
5 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Linux
8 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.08%) NetWare
9 2 (3.08%) Unix
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.54%) Android
10 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
3 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.62%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.08%) Change Management
4 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.08%) Email Management
4 2 (3.08%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) Network Management
4 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.08%) Statistics
4 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.54%) Content Management
5 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCSA
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) MOS
5 2 (3.08%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) XenApp
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.08%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) WSUS
3 3 (4.62%) SCOM
4 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.54%) DameWare
5 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Dell
6 4 (6.15%) Apple
7 3 (4.62%) NetApp
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.08%) Lotus
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.54%) Sonus
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