The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.09% 1.06% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 4.49% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £331 £163 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.84% -41.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £149 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.73%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 40 89 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.93% 23.48% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 72 31
Median daily rate £400 £420 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Northamptonshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Northamptonshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Northamptonshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Northampton +5 3 £288 +76.92%
Kettering +3 1 £375 +3.44%
MS Exchange
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (22.22%) XenApp
8 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (22.22%) CCNA
8 2 (22.22%) DNS

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) ADSL
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage