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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
South East / Hampshire
Rank 82 76 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 34 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.85% 2.16% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.58% 11.69% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £323 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -0.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.75 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% -13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £16.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £16.00 £21.70
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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 355 402 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 19.32% 18.47% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 278 183
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 13
Median hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.87% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £14.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Hook +3 8 £315 +2.94%
Portsmouth 0 8 £450 +79.64%
Fareham -7 3 £200 - 2
Havant - 3 £325 -
Southampton +4 2 £260 -25.71% 3
Winchester - 2 - -
Farnborough 0 1 £400 - 3
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
2 43 (75.44%) Windows
3 41 (71.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 35 (61.40%) Windows Server
6 29 (50.88%) Skype for Business
7 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
9 25 (43.86%) VMware
9 25 (43.86%) Skype
10 21 (36.84%) Cisco
11 20 (35.09%) Firewall
11 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
12 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
13 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (29.82%) PowerShell
13 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
13 17 (29.82%) ITIL
14 16 (28.07%) Office 365
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (24.56%) XML
15 14 (24.56%) VBScript
15 14 (24.56%) MCITP
16 13 (22.81%) VMware ESX
16 13 (22.81%) MCSA
16 13 (22.81%) SAN
16 13 (22.81%) NetApp
17 12 (21.05%) VoIP
18 11 (19.30%) MS Office

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 41 (71.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (50.88%) Skype for Business
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Domino
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) Skype
2 20 (35.09%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) SAN
4 12 (21.05%) VoIP
5 5 (8.77%) PBX
6 4 (7.02%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) X.500
7 3 (5.26%) PSTN
7 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) VPN
9 1 (1.75%) DHCP
9 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.75%) SMTP
9 1 (1.75%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.51%) Advertising
1 2 (3.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.28%) Server Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support
6 5 (8.77%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Migration Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) OAuth
2 1 (1.75%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) Windows Server
3 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.53%) Unix
6 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) Linux
8 4 (7.02%) HPUX
8 4 (7.02%) Solaris
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.51%) Android
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (10.53%) Validation
4 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.26%) Server Building
4 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.51%) High Availability
5 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.75%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.75%) Network Management
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) Personalization
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) PowerShell
2 14 (24.56%) VBScript
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) Perl
5 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (24.56%) MCITP
5 13 (22.81%) MCSA
6 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.75%) PMP
9 1 (1.75%) RHCE
9 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.81%) VMware ESX
4 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.02%) Samba
6 3 (5.26%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.75%) XenApp
8 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.86%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 13 (22.81%) NetApp
5 8 (14.04%) Citrix
6 6 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
8 2 (3.51%) CA
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 2 (3.51%) Peregrine
8 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.51%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.75%) AppSense
9 1 (1.75%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Lotus
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec