Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +31
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.14% 1.44% 6.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.49% 9.09% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 42
Southampton median daily rate £334 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% -11.72% +45.00%
10th Percentile £299 £287 £291
90th Percentile £366 £346 £369
Hampshire median daily rate £328 £318 £363
% change year-on-year +3.15% -12.41% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £11.75 £37.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.05% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -36.11% +12.50% +1.59%

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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 69 77 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.74% 15.88% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 119
Southampton median daily rate £361 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +10.34% +2.11%
10th Percentile £283 £216 £282
90th Percentile £463 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Southampton median hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.55% +57.14%
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.34 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -54.49% +16.44% +65.91%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 20 October 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Polycom
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Data Encryption
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCSA
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) CCDP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP

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 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Lync Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Encryption
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCSA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) VCAP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Polycom
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
4 1 (10.00%) Sonus
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) VMware