The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 30 March 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.37% 3.53% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.73% 26.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £175 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +29.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £126 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 51 38 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.29% 13.43% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 22
Median daily rate £305 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £111 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Leicestershire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 7 £300 +20.00%
MS Exchange
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) VMware