Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.03% 2.52% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 17.78% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Slough median daily rate - £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% +212.50%
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -9.72% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £19.00 -
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 Slough with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 45 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.52% 14.20% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 35
Slough median daily rate £450 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £255
90th Percentile £538 £476 £416
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.58% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Slough

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Slough

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCENT
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam