Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 20 August 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 62 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.15% 2.83% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.49% 16.72% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 20
Reading median daily rate £313 £375 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -12.52% +42.90%
10th Percentile £106 £325 £228
90th Percentile £388 £484 £485
Berkshire median daily rate £371 £375 £418
% change year-on-year -1.13% -10.33% +34.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 - £15.50
10th Percentile £15.91 - £13.50
90th Percentile £46.11 - £21.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.66 £33.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -40.87% +114.52% -

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 235 287 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.73% 16.93% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 177 210
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £269 £278 £283
90th Percentile £578 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 8
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.65% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.60 £13.35
90th Percentile £56.21 £23.40 £36.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.00% -21.88% -8.57%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Reading

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Reading

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Reading over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Reading

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Reading

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Reading over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
4 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco
8 9 (33.33%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 8 (29.63%) Skype
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) SMTP
10 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) AirWatch
11 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (22.22%) VB
11 6 (22.22%) Symantec
11 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (22.22%) Android
11 6 (22.22%) WSUS

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
3 5 (18.52%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) Skype
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) SMTP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Server Support
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) OAuth
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Android
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (7.41%) CentOS
10 2 (7.41%) Debian
10 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (3.70%) Unix
11 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Information Management
4 3 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) VB
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSA
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) AirWatch
2 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) MobileIron
4 6 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix