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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 56 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.97% 4.41% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 20.83% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £253 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.85% +84.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £186 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £550 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 128 96 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.14% 21.15% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 57
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +72.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Witham - 1 - -
MS Exchange
East of England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) SCOM

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) VRRP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MOS
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCLI
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Huawei
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds