Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.55% 2.30% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.27% 13.28% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 18
Reading median daily rate £300 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -20.13% -10.07%
10th Percentile £218 £131 £175
90th Percentile £388 £433 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £346 £353
% change year-on-year -13.36% -1.77% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £54.08 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.64% -2.83% +227.35%
10th Percentile £13.35 £19.78 £19.45
90th Percentile £20.97 £55.65 £130.26
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.80 £54.08 £41.08
% change year-on-year -67.08% +31.65% +141.62%

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 163 241 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.61% 17.33% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 117 218
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £244 £252 £259
90th Percentile £575 £580 £527
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Reading median hourly rate £17.80 £53.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.88% +65.38% -8.45%
10th Percentile £13.58 £20.76 £14.00
90th Percentile £38.35 £57.50 £80.52
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.42% -17.24% -34.09%

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 April 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 20 April 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Office 365
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (25.00%) IIS
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
11 3 (15.00%) HP
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) SSL
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
11 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.00%) vSphere
11 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM

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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Borland
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.00%) Lumension
6 1 (5.00%) Capita
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard