Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.24% 2.38% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.02% 14.46% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 17
Reading median daily rate £320 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £101 £243 £208
90th Percentile £433 £396 £482
Berkshire median daily rate £335 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -6.94% -10.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £55.65 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.67% +259.03% -11.43%
10th Percentile £14.81 £55.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.93 £55.65 £18.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.33 £45.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -57.04% +190.32% -11.43%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 233 249 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.67% 16.45% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 133 206
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £286
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 7
Reading median hourly rate £15.78 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +51.52% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £35.35
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% -26.47% -2.86%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 7 (25.00%) Office 365
10 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (21.43%) Skype
10 6 (21.43%) LAN
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) MCSE
11 5 (17.86%) MCSA
11 5 (17.86%) IIS
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (17.86%) Information Management
11 5 (17.86%) AirWatch

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 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) Skype
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Technician
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (10.71%) IT Technician
3 3 (10.71%) Server Support
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Author
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Principal Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) OAuth
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.71%) Android
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.14%) CentOS
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Information Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSA
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
2 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) WSUS
4 2 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) MobileIron
5 3 (10.71%) Veeam
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk