Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 65 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.77% 1.47% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 8.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Essex median daily rate £320 £209 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.48% -42.48% +104.23%
10th Percentile £128 £188 £100
90th Percentile £378 £481 £419
East of England median daily rate £300 £228 £300
% change year-on-year +31.87% -24.17% +38.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.25% +68.42%
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -41.30% +17.95%

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 252 148 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.86% 16.78% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 94 122
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -3.78% -14.41%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £227
90th Percentile £600 £538 £488
East of England median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 23
Essex median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -7.41% +42.11%
10th Percentile £16.45 £17.95 £18.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £42.25 £45.80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +15.87% +8.62% +38.10%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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
Witham -1 4 £350 -36.36%
Chelmsford +6 1 - -
Harlow +4 1 £375 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) McAfee
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) Huawei
6 4 (28.57%) Junos
6 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (28.57%) HSRP
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (28.57%) HSRP
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) Junos
3 4 (28.57%) NX-OS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) VRRP
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
2 4 (28.57%) NFS
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) McAfee
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
5 4 (28.57%) Huawei
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Avaya
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Lotus