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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 1.98% 3.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 10.93% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Median daily rate £279 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.73% -10.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +383.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 110 183 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.69% 18.14% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 113 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -78.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Reading

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (61.76%) Office 365
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
4 15 (44.12%) Migration
4 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (35.29%) Windows
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 8 (23.53%) DHCP
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.71%) SCCM
11 5 (14.71%) SCOM
11 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) High Availability
11 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DHCP
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) Skype
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Consultant
1 18 (52.94%) Office 365 Consultant
2 16 (47.06%) Exchange Consultant
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 12 (35.29%) Migration Consultant
4 11 (32.35%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.94%) Information Management
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
1 5 (14.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Lotus
3 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec
3 1 (2.94%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago