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 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.77% 2.62% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 15.08% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
Median daily rate £300 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.70% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £471 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -0.16% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.65 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% -6.25%  

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 114 179 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.79% 17.40% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 119 100
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £257 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £9.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £9.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Reading over the 3 months to 28 April 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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Office 365
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
8 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (28.13%) DNS
10 9 (28.13%) DHCP
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
11 6 (18.75%) LAN
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.63%) High Availability
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
12 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (12.50%) SMTP
13 4 (12.50%) SCCM
13 4 (12.50%) SCOM
13 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
14 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management

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 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DHCP
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) SMTP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.38%) Skype
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) Firewall
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365 Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Android
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) High Availability
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Information Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) MobileIron
3 3 (9.38%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
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