Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 2.62% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 15.42% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £410 £199
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.22% +106.29% -1.85%
10th Percentile £122 £191 £110
90th Percentile £458 £450 £350
East of England median daily rate £335 £318 £218
% change year-on-year +5.26% +46.32% -19.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% +9.09% -43.30%
10th Percentile £19.52 £13.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £15.18
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.13
% change year-on-year +66.67% +23.71% -48.40%

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 217 240 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.30% 16.99% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 124
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £233 £183
90th Percentile £539 £575 £564
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £400
% change year-on-year +0.90% +11.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -13.04% -46.92%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £34.50 £29.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.22 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.65% +16.53% -31.30%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Watford -1 5 £105 -67.19% 2
Stevenage -8 5 £188 -34.95%
Hatfield -6 3 £425 -5.56% 6
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Office 365
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) Skype
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) PKI
10 2 (11.76%) Mitel

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 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) Skype
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Support
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ADSI
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Email Management
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Lumension
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 2 (11.76%) Mitel
3 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Draytek
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
4 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro