The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 June 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.28% 4.76% 4.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 22.58% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £425 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +78.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 Luton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31 31 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 19.87% 21.09% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 14
Median daily rate £480 £413 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +73.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Luton

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) VCAP
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) CMMI
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VCAP
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus