The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.44% - 4.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.89% - 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 17
Median daily rate £325 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £275
% change year-on-year -3.47% +13.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 36 34 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.56% 15.45% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 68
Median daily rate £360 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.09%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Southampton

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) CCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Data Encryption
4 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Server Building
5 2 (28.57%) Skype
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Encryption
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Acme Packet
4 1 (14.29%) Polycom
4 1 (14.29%) Sonus
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec