Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 67 80
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.40% 2.31% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.29% 14.41% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
Reading median daily rate £350 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +28.89% -40.00%
10th Percentile £281 £163 £175
90th Percentile £428 £438 £389
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £309 £255
% change year-on-year -2.83% +21.08% -27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Reading median hourly rate £18.11 £55.65 £41.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.47% +35.48% +128.19%
10th Percentile £14.25 £20.03 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.64 £55.65 £117.83
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.98 £52.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -67.65% +98.11% +47.22%

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 183 229 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.09% 16.05% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 211
Reading median daily rate £400 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -4.17% +2.44%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £535 £583 £556
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.64% +26.92% +75.68%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.33 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.88 £55.65 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -36.84% -3.80% +9.72%

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 19 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) Office 365
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE
9 3 (17.65%) MCSA
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.76%) Lumension
10 2 (11.76%) vSphere
10 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
10 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.76%) Skype

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 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Author
3 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Borland
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Lumension
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec