The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 19 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 4.67% 4.59% 3.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 41.67% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £120 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 17.76% 11.01% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Median daily rate £381 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £126 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Gloucester

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Gloucester

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Netcool
4 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Meridio
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) VMware