The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 58 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.15% 2.13% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.61% 11.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 34
Median daily rate £300 £350 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £174 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £503 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £275
% change year-on-year -3.47% +13.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +48.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £21.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £32.00 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.39 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +7.47% -21.79%  

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 397 544 528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.73% 18.14% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 383 358
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the South West

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the South West

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in the South West

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in the South West

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +22 21 £313 +131.48% 4
Wiltshire -9 10 £325 -7.14% 1
Bristol -11 10 £275 -15.38% 4
Somerset -1 9 £200 -47.54% 3
Gloucestershire +11 8 £325 -18.75% 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 89 (90.82%) Windows
2 71 (72.45%) Active Directory
3 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
4 54 (55.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 39 (39.80%) Office 365
8 36 (36.73%) VMware
9 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (26.53%) Migration
12 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
13 22 (22.45%) Finance
13 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
14 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (19.39%) SQL
16 18 (18.37%) DNS
16 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
17 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
17 17 (17.35%) Citrix
17 17 (17.35%) SAN
18 16 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (16.33%) Oracle
19 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (15.31%) Windows 10
20 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
21 13 (13.27%) SCCM
21 13 (13.27%) Veeam
21 13 (13.27%) Linux

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 54 (55.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.18%) Skype for Business
6 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.04%) Apache
8 2 (2.04%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.08%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.80%) Office 365
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) DNS
2 17 (17.35%) SAN
3 12 (12.24%) DHCP
4 9 (9.18%) Firewall
4 9 (9.18%) Skype
5 8 (8.16%) LAN
5 8 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.10%) Extranet
6 5 (5.10%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) Intranet
6 5 (5.10%) Wireless
7 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.08%) VLAN
7 4 (4.08%) VoIP
7 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.06%) NAS
8 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.04%) MS Access
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Back Office
4 5 (5.10%) Electronics
4 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Exchange Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) IT Support
8 6 (6.12%) Server Support
8 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) RIA
1 6 (6.12%) VAX
2 4 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (90.82%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.31%) Windows 10
6 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (13.27%) Linux
8 9 (9.18%) Unix
9 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.10%) CentOS
11 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.04%) Solaris
13 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Migration
2 16 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 7 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 7 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (5.10%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
4 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (5.10%) Test Management
4 5 (5.10%) Web Development
5 4 (4.08%) Change Management
5 4 (4.08%) Data Migration
5 4 (4.08%) ERP
6 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.06%) Business Development
6 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.39%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) PHP
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.06%) RMADS
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (72.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) Samba
4 5 (5.10%) Squid
5 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
5 4 (4.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) WSUS
3 8 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (8.16%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.12%) AirWatch
4 6 (6.12%) Nagios
5 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.10%) SCOM
5 5 (5.10%) Webmin
5 5 (5.10%) Xymon
6 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.08%) Netcool
6 4 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.08%) SCSM
6 4 (4.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.73%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 16 (16.33%) Oracle
5 13 (13.27%) Cisco
5 13 (13.27%) Veeam
6 10 (10.20%) McAfee
7 9 (9.18%) SAP
8 6 (6.12%) HP
8 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.12%) Sun
9 5 (5.10%) Apple
9 5 (5.10%) Sophos
10 4 (4.08%) Intel
10 4 (4.08%) MobileIron
10 4 (4.08%) Pegasus
10 4 (4.08%) QAD
10 4 (4.08%) RightFax
10 4 (4.08%) Sage
10 4 (4.08%) Symantec
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