The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 27 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 98 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 19 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.56% 0.95% 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.11% 6.15% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 40
Median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £278 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.60% -17.76%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 277 309 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 15.43% 15.46% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 216 277
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £18.26 £52.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.21% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.34 £59.31 £30.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Hampshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Basingstoke -10 7 £345 +15.00% 3
Southampton - 5 £325 - 3
Portsmouth -2 4 £235 -27.69% 1
Fareham -5 1 £175 -46.96% 3
Havant - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - - 4
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 43 (72.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server
4 32 (54.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (52.54%) Skype for Business
6 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (42.37%) VMware
8 24 (40.68%) Skype
9 21 (35.59%) Firewall
10 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
11 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
11 18 (30.51%) Office 365
12 17 (28.81%) Windows 7
13 16 (27.12%) ITIL
13 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (23.73%) Cisco
15 13 (22.03%) SAN
15 13 (22.03%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (20.34%) NetApp
16 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
16 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
17 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (16.95%) MCITP
18 10 (16.95%) XML
18 10 (16.95%) MCSA
18 10 (16.95%) VBScript
19 9 (15.25%) SQL
19 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 32 (54.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (52.54%) Skype for Business
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Skype
2 21 (35.59%) Firewall
3 13 (22.03%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) VoIP
5 6 (10.17%) Unified Communications
6 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 5 (8.47%) PSTN
7 4 (6.78%) VPN
8 3 (5.08%) DHCP
8 3 (5.08%) PBX
8 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) SMTP
9 1 (1.69%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (15.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (8.47%) IT Support
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.08%) Messaging Support
7 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 35 (59.32%) Windows Server
3 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (28.81%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.25%) Windows 10
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) Unix
9 2 (3.39%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (6.78%) Server Building
3 4 (6.78%) Validation
4 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.08%) Data Encryption
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (1.69%) High Availability
6 1 (1.69%) Network Management
6 1 (1.69%) Open Source
6 1 (1.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) VBScript
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) MCITP
4 10 (16.95%) MCSA
5 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) MCSE
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) CCSA
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
8 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.08%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.39%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.69%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco
4 12 (20.34%) NetApp
5 8 (13.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) McAfee
7 2 (3.39%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.39%) Peregrine
7 2 (3.39%) Remedy
7 2 (3.39%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.69%) CommVault
8 1 (1.69%) Lotus
8 1 (1.69%) Polycom
8 1 (1.69%) Sonus
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos