Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 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
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 134 97
Rank change year-on-year +17 -37 +33
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 58 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.61% 1.43% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.78% 7.27% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 58
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +18.08% +7.54%
10th Percentile £256 £130 £189
90th Percentile £488 £484 £475
South East median daily rate £350 £360 £328
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.92% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% -5.56%
South East median hourly rate £17.41 £18.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year -3.31% +8.56% -18.12%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 538 729 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.91% 19.71% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 458 379
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £305 £298 £240
90th Percentile £570 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.34% -53.12%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £42.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.49
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.64% -14.68%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Portsmouth +8 12 £370 +10.61%
Hook +3 9 £500 +13.31% 1
Southampton +12 7 £363 - 5
Basingstoke -3 4 - - 4
Andover - 4 £210 -
Winchester +2 3 £460 +9.85%
Gosport -2 3 £331 -20.18% 1
Fareham -20 3 £450 +125.00% 6
Farnborough - 3 £275 - 5
Havant +10 2 £400 - 3
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 49 (84.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (82.76%) Windows
3 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 34 (58.62%) VMware
5 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 26 (44.83%) Skype
6 26 (44.83%) Office 365
7 25 (43.10%) Skype for Business
7 25 (43.10%) Citrix
8 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
9 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
10 18 (31.03%) SCCM
11 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 15 (25.86%) ITIL
12 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
12 15 (25.86%) DNS
12 15 (25.86%) Migration
13 14 (24.14%) SCOM
13 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (22.41%) Cisco
15 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (20.69%) SQL
15 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
15 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
15 12 (20.69%) vSphere
16 11 (18.97%) PowerShell

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 25 (43.10%) Skype for Business
2 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.83%) Office 365
2 10 (17.24%) Azure
3 1 (1.72%) AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
3 1 (1.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Skype
2 15 (25.86%) DNS
3 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
4 10 (17.24%) Firewall
5 9 (15.52%) SMTP
6 8 (13.79%) WAN
7 7 (12.07%) LAN
8 6 (10.34%) DHCP
9 4 (6.90%) SAN
9 4 (6.90%) VPN
9 4 (6.90%) X.400
10 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.17%) VLAN
11 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
11 2 (3.45%) Internet
11 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
1 4 (6.90%) Military
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Messaging Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Office 365 Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) MAPI
2 1 (1.72%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (82.76%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
9 1 (1.72%) Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.72%) Unix
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
1 15 (25.86%) Migration
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (6.90%) E-Discovery
6 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.90%) System Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Time Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
7 3 (5.17%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.45%) Defect Management
8 2 (3.45%) High Availability
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
3 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.69%) vSphere
5 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.34%) XenApp
7 5 (8.62%) Terminal Services
7 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (5.17%) Xen
9 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.72%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.72%) Postfix
10 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.72%) vCloud
10 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) SCCM
2 14 (24.14%) SCOM
3 6 (10.34%) WSUS
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.17%) XenMobile
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) Netcool
7 1 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.72%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (58.62%) VMware
3 25 (43.10%) Citrix
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco
5 10 (17.24%) Meraki
6 8 (13.79%) Dell
6 8 (13.79%) HP
7 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.62%) Lumension
9 4 (6.90%) Avaya
9 4 (6.90%) Oracle
10 3 (5.17%) Mitel
10 3 (5.17%) Proofpoint
11 2 (3.45%) EMC
11 2 (3.45%) McAfee
11 2 (3.45%) NetApp
11 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.45%) Veeam
12 1 (1.72%) Intel
12 1 (1.72%) SAP