Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 May 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 59 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.30% 2.69% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.84% 14.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £363 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +195.92% -67.33%
10th Percentile £148 £200 £105
90th Percentile £540 £521 £280
East of England median daily rate £313 £350 £215
% change year-on-year -10.71% +62.79% -16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.66% +3.57% -9.24%
10th Percentile £15.63 £13.75 £13.20
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.25 £14.80
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £12.88 £10.50
% change year-on-year +94.17% +22.62% -51.16%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 215 222 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.72% 18.08% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 88
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £156
90th Percentile £600 £613 £591
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £22.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.08% +27.14% +17.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.38 £14.20
90th Percentile £43.50 £28.53 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.96% -15.56% +4.65%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in Hertfordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Stevenage -10 8 £350 +75.00%
Hatfield +1 5 £550 +175.00%
Watford -17 2 £105 -47.50% 3
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £275 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) Skype
8 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) Dell
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) VoIP
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
9 4 (21.05%) Information Security
9 4 (21.05%) Mitel
9 4 (21.05%) HTTP
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) SMTP
9 4 (21.05%) XenApp
9 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
9 4 (21.05%) Veeam
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 10

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Skype
1 5 (26.32%) VoIP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Messaging Support
3 4 (21.05%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ADSI
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) CESG
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Mitel
5 4 (21.05%) Veeam
6 3 (15.79%) Altiris
6 3 (15.79%) Ivanti
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) Lumension
7 2 (10.53%) McAfee
8 1 (5.26%) Concur
8 1 (5.26%) Draytek
8 1 (5.26%) Remedy
8 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software