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 3 months to 25 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 44 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.80% 1.69% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.36% 9.52% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £400 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +188.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 84 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.08% 17.76% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 41
Median daily rate £325 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +48.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Gloucester -4 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
MS Exchange
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Netcool
8 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
9 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
9 3 (18.75%) Apple
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP

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 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Customer Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (25.00%) Netcool
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Meridio
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) AlienVault
6 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos