The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.42% 1.35% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 11.11% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £235 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.69% +22.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £325 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.33% -13.15%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 18 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 15.76% 12.16% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 13
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £385 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £53.35 £52.50 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +30.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Portsmouth

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Skype
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) PBX
8 2 (18.18%) Unix
8 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Solaris
8 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
9 1 (9.09%) Server Building
9 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (54.55%) Skype for Business
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) PSTN
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp