Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.56% 2.28% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.81% 13.93% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Reading median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +39.13%
10th Percentile £173 £175 £205
90th Percentile £420 £446 £483
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -9.72% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £55.65 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.86% +247.81% -9.86%
10th Percentile £14.25 £19.54 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £23.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -61.16% +181.25% -8.57%

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 227 244 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.67% 16.39% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 114 209
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £283
90th Percentile £575 £571 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +13.64% +23.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.90 £55.65 £35.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Office 365
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) Information Management
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) MCSA
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) CCNP
10 3 (15.00%) CCNA

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 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Author
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSA
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Borland
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.00%) Lumension
5 1 (5.00%) MobileIron