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 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 99 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 19 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.57% 0.95% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.96% 6.09% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 37
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 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £275
% change year-on-year -3.47% +13.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 281 312 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 15.80% 15.66% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 218 272
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 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £29.13 £52.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.51% +180.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £19.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.01 £59.31 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 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 23 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 -2 7 £345 +15.00% 1
Southampton - 5 £325 - 5
Portsmouth +2 4 £235 -27.69% 2
Fareham -3 1 £175 -46.96% 3
Havant - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - - 4
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
4 33 (53.23%) Skype for Business
5 32 (51.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (41.94%) VMware
7 26 (41.94%) Skype
8 22 (35.48%) Firewall
9 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) Office 365
10 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
12 17 (27.42%) ITIL
12 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (24.19%) Cisco
14 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
15 13 (20.97%) SAN
15 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (19.35%) NetApp
16 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
17 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
18 10 (16.13%) MCSA
18 10 (16.13%) XML
18 10 (16.13%) SQL
18 10 (16.13%) VBScript

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 33 (53.23%) Skype for Business
2 32 (51.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) Skype
2 22 (35.48%) Firewall
3 13 (20.97%) SAN
4 8 (12.90%) VoIP
5 6 (9.68%) DNS
5 6 (9.68%) Unified Communications
6 5 (8.06%) PSTN
7 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.45%) VPN
8 3 (4.84%) DHCP
8 3 (4.84%) PBX
9 1 (1.61%) Network Security
9 1 (1.61%) SMTP
9 1 (1.61%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support
4 6 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Messaging Support
7 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
3 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.84%) Android
9 3 (4.84%) Unix
10 2 (3.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
3 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (6.45%) Server Building
3 4 (6.45%) Validation
4 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.84%) Data Encryption
4 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.61%) High Availability
6 1 (1.61%) Network Management
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.13%) MCITP
4 10 (16.13%) MCSA
5 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) MCSE
7 3 (4.84%) CCNA
7 3 (4.84%) CCSA
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.84%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.23%) CCDP
8 2 (3.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.84%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 12 (19.35%) NetApp
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.84%) CA
7 3 (4.84%) Peregrine
7 3 (4.84%) Remedy
7 3 (4.84%) Spiceworks
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) McAfee
8 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.61%) Acme Packet
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) Lotus
9 1 (1.61%) Sonus
9 1 (1.61%) Sophos