Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 2.28% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.22% 14.01% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £370 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +29.82% +32.56%
10th Percentile £193 £168 £169
90th Percentile £500 £450 £358
East of England median daily rate £375 £300 £225
% change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -55.38%
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +46.67% +11.11% -41.30%

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 209 257 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.78% 16.27% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 111 129
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +14.12%
10th Percentile £161 £200 £225
90th Percentile £541 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -7.89% -41.54%
10th Percentile £20.90 £14.85 £12.45
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.50 £36.55
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +15.87% +6.78%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 3 - - 3
Hatfield 0 3 £425 -5.56% 4
Stevenage -13 3 £188 -34.95% 2
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) OneDrive
6 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
7 3 (23.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (23.08%) VBScript
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) OneDrive
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Email Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro