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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 31 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.33% 2.19% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 16.67% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £205 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -59.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £385 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 48 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.67% 13.11% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Kettering - 2 £375 -
Northampton -6 1 £288 +40.24% 1
Daventry - 1 £195 -
MS Exchange
East Midlands

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) SAN
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) Webroot
6 6 (40.00%) NAS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) SCOM
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) Skype
10 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) ADSL
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Webroot
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage