Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 43 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.32% 1.60% 5.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 15.38% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 19
Kent median daily rate £200 £200 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -44.83% +3.57%
10th Percentile £130 £174 £240
90th Percentile £345 £379 £445
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -7.69% -1.52% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.89% +4.67%
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.63 £16.39
% change year-on-year -15.92% +19.74% +2.44%

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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 63 52 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.84% 10.38% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 75
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £309 £205 £235
90th Percentile £538 £668 £478
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Kent median hourly rate - £34.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.63% +13.15%
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Kent

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Kent

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Kent

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Kent

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £325 -
Maidstone - 1 £350 -
MS Exchange
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
5 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Eikon
7 1 (14.29%) FactSet

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (14.29%) FactSet
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel