Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.69% 1.86% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.40% 10.33% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -27.27%
10th Percentile £192 £169 £117
90th Percentile £506 £545 £408
East of England median daily rate £320 £220 £263
% change year-on-year +45.45% -16.19% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +34.88% -46.25%

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 250 242 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.24% 18.03% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 130 79
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -14.53% +22.58%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £212
90th Percentile £566 £538 £578
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -45.00% +63.09%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £40.20 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -25.98% +22.12% +31.65%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 +1 12 £350 +7.69% 3
Hatfield - 9 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £275 -
Letchworth - 1 £160 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
2 17 (65.38%) Skype
2 17 (65.38%) Skype for Business
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) Citrix
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) SCCM
6 11 (42.31%) Ivanti
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (42.31%) Altiris
6 11 (42.31%) CESG
6 11 (42.31%) XenApp
6 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
6 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
6 11 (42.31%) Office 365
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (42.31%) Symantec
6 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (42.31%) VBScript
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (42.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (42.31%) OneDrive
6 11 (42.31%) BitLocker
6 11 (42.31%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 11 (42.31%) Disk Encryption

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 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
1 17 (65.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
1 11 (42.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Skype
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Server Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Deployment Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Exchange Support
6 3 (11.54%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.69%) Messaging Support
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) CESG
2 9 (34.62%) User Experience
3 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 11 (42.31%) Disk Encryption
2 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (23.08%) Hardware Maintenance
2 6 (23.08%) Presales
3 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (42.31%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) BitLocker
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
2 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCCM
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (42.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Altiris
3 11 (42.31%) Ivanti
3 11 (42.31%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.85%) HP