Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 15 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 46 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.53% 2.93% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.51% 15.27% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £254 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.08% -32.33% +141.94%
10th Percentile £195 £120 £128
90th Percentile £377 £366 £445
South West median daily rate £271 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -16.69% - +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £79.50 £42.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +87.06% +139.44% -11.66%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 111 131 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.72% 19.21% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 114
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.31% -5.33% +9.17%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £251
90th Percentile £563 £478 £575
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +10.13% +2.39% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.46% +30.00% +48.37%
10th Percentile £15.58 £26.90 £12.35
90th Percentile £18.53 £58.75 £36.75
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -55.56% +36.36% +26.92%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Gloucestershire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Gloucester +2 10 £325 +170.83% 1
Cirencester -2 1 £388 +19.23%
Stroud - 1 £130 -
MS Exchange
South West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (60.00%) Service Management
5 9 (60.00%) Clustering
5 9 (60.00%) XenApp
5 9 (60.00%) CommVault
5 9 (60.00%) NetApp
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (60.00%) Security Patching
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 9 (60.00%) vSphere
5 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Server
7 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) DNS

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (60.00%) Security Patching
1 9 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) vSphere
2 9 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) CommVault
4 9 (60.00%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Meridio
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Apple