Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.22% 1.36% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.78% 7.72% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £285 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +32.56% -13.13%
10th Percentile £166 £169 £120
90th Percentile £450 £358 £398
East of England median daily rate £300 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -55.38% +106.35%
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -41.30% +16.46%

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 254 246 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.08% 17.58% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 108
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £185
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.45 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.55 £37.35
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 11 £288 -17.65%
Hatfield - 7 £450 - 1
Watford -11 2 £305 +32.61% 2
Harpenden - 2 £105 -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £160 -
MS Exchange
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) PowerShell
3 19 (54.29%) Skype for Business
3 19 (54.29%) Skype
4 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (45.71%) Citrix
6 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 15 (42.86%) Office 365
6 15 (42.86%) SCCM
7 14 (40.00%) XenApp
7 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (37.14%) LANDesk
8 13 (37.14%) CESG
8 13 (37.14%) Altiris
8 13 (37.14%) VBScript
8 13 (37.14%) Symantec
8 13 (37.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (37.14%) OneDrive
8 13 (37.14%) BitLocker
8 13 (37.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (37.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 13 (37.14%) Disk Encryption
9 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
10 11 (31.43%) AppSense

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 19 (54.29%) SharePoint
1 19 (54.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 13 (37.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Skype
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) X.500
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) Intranet
7 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.86%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Server Support
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Senior SCCM Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Deployment Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) CESG
2 11 (31.43%) User Experience
3 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) HPUX
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Unix
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 13 (37.14%) Disk Encryption
2 9 (25.71%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (25.71%) Presales
3 6 (17.14%) Hardware Maintenance
4 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) VBScript
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (40.00%) XenApp
3 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (37.14%) BitLocker
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (11.43%) Samba
6 3 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (37.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (37.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Altiris
4 13 (37.14%) LANDesk
4 13 (37.14%) Symantec
5 11 (31.43%) AppSense
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) Dell
7 4 (11.43%) Sun
8 2 (5.71%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.86%) Apple
9 1 (2.86%) Mitel
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.86%) Veeam