Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 71 73
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.42% 2.84% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 10.27% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Essex median daily rate £380 £320 £197
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +62.23% +31.50%
10th Percentile £361 £121 £188
90th Percentile £424 £373 £398
East of England median daily rate £380 £300 £200
% change year-on-year +26.67% +50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £10.91 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -29.65% +6.90% +28.89%

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 332 185 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.64% 27.69% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 144 118
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +32.26% +6.16%
10th Percentile £340 £302 £250
90th Percentile £588 £609 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 13
Essex median hourly rate £39.04 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £32.67 £23.63 £18.75
90th Percentile £46.21 £41.88 £41.20
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +17.46% +7.69%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 - 6 £369 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 13 (92.86%) Office 365
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Proofpoint
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
4 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (64.29%) Clearswift
5 8 (57.14%) VPN
5 8 (57.14%) Apple
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) Smartphone
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) iTunes
6 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (42.86%) Legal
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (35.71%) Android
9 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
10 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 2 (14.29%) Project Management
11 2 (14.29%) Finance
11 2 (14.29%) Migration
11 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
11 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

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 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Office 365
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (57.14%) iTunes
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) HSRP
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VRRP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
2 8 (57.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Clearswift
2 9 (64.29%) Proofpoint
3 8 (57.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware