Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 98 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -38 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.80% 1.03% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 2.94% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Essex median daily rate £375 £228 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.84% -35.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £199 £121 £188
90th Percentile £460 £478 £550
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -52.13%

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 306 306 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.63% 34.93% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 80
Essex median daily rate £513 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +42.86% -3.78%
10th Percentile £345 £279 £224
90th Percentile £600 £588 £497
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Essex median hourly rate £32.75 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.75% +1.43% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.15 £17.38 £17.95
90th Percentile £48.84 £40.00 £40.90
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -38.46%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Essex

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Essex

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Essex over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Essex

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Essex

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Colchester +7 7 - -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 14 (77.78%) Office 365
2 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Apple
5 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
5 7 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (38.89%) SCCM
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Proofpoint
6 6 (33.33%) Android
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Clearswift
6 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) iTunes
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Legal
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (11.11%) Skype
10 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) iTunes
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Messaging Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Project Officer
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Project Officer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Messaging Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Service Delivery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Server Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Apple
3 6 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 6 (33.33%) Proofpoint
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix