Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 127 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 -39 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 74 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 1.44% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.10% 8.50% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 59
East of England median daily rate £313 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £119 £129 £120
90th Percentile £441 £463 £428
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £14.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.78% +38.10% -50.30%
10th Percentile £13.76 £10.63 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.13 £17.25 £16.13
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.03%

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 733 741 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.49% 16.98% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 467 431
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £190
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 45
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.96 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -15.73% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £38.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Essex +12 22 £320 +22.49% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 21 £213 -39.29% 6
Hertfordshire -15 18 £350 +75.00% 16
Bedfordshire +1 12 £300 +50.00% 7
Norfolk -6 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
4 38 (51.35%) VMware
5 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
6 27 (36.49%) SCCM
7 25 (33.78%) DHCP
7 25 (33.78%) DNS
8 23 (31.08%) Firewall
8 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (31.08%) Office 365
9 22 (29.73%) Windows 7
9 22 (29.73%) Citrix
10 21 (28.38%) HP
10 21 (28.38%) Skype for Business
11 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (27.03%) VPN
12 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
13 17 (22.97%) NetApp
13 17 (22.97%) Cisco
13 17 (22.97%) ITIL
13 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
14 16 (21.62%) SQL
14 16 (21.62%) SAN
15 14 (18.92%) iSCSI
15 14 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (18.92%) Skype
16 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
16 13 (17.57%) McAfee

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 21 (28.38%) Skype for Business
2 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Office 365
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.41%) iTunes
4 4 (5.41%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) DHCP
1 25 (33.78%) DNS
2 23 (31.08%) Firewall
3 20 (27.03%) VPN
4 16 (21.62%) SAN
5 14 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (18.92%) iSCSI
5 14 (18.92%) Skype
6 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
7 12 (16.22%) VoIP
8 8 (10.81%) BGP
8 8 (10.81%) HSRP
8 8 (10.81%) IPsec
8 8 (10.81%) Junos
8 8 (10.81%) LAN
8 8 (10.81%) NX-OS
8 8 (10.81%) OSPF
8 8 (10.81%) SNMP
8 8 (10.81%) SSL
8 8 (10.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Support Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
8 7 (9.46%) Wintel Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Administrator
9 6 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
11 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) Clustering
3 6 (8.11%) Replication
3 6 (8.11%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.41%) CESG
5 4 (5.41%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (4.05%) User Experience
7 2 (2.70%) NHS
8 1 (1.35%) Animation
8 1 (1.35%) CCTV
8 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) PKI
8 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.76%) Android
7 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.05%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
4 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
4 7 (9.46%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (5.41%) Information Security
5 4 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.41%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (4.05%) Presales
7 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.70%) Migration
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (1.35%) Change Management
8 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
2 16 (21.62%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) MCSA
2 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) MCSE
4 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.05%) MCP
8 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.86%) vSphere
5 10 (13.51%) XenApp
6 9 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (10.81%) DFS Replication
7 8 (10.81%) NFS
8 7 (9.46%) BitLocker
8 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
9 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
10 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
11 3 (4.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) SCCM
2 13 (17.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (12.16%) Backup Exec
4 9 (12.16%) SCOM
5 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (10.81%) NetBackup
5 8 (10.81%) vCenter Server
6 6 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (51.35%) VMware
3 22 (29.73%) Citrix
4 21 (28.38%) HP
5 17 (22.97%) Cisco
5 17 (22.97%) NetApp
6 13 (17.57%) McAfee
6 13 (17.57%) Symantec
7 12 (16.22%) Clearswift
7 12 (16.22%) Dell
8 8 (10.81%) Huawei
8 8 (10.81%) Juniper
9 7 (9.46%) IBM
9 7 (9.46%) Veeam
10 6 (8.11%) 3PAR
10 6 (8.11%) CommVault
10 6 (8.11%) EqualLogic
10 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
10 6 (8.11%) Veritas
11 5 (6.76%) Kaspersky