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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% 1.77% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 12.82% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £260 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 45 39 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.37% 13.78% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 53
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 March 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Server Building
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Personalization
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Personalization
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec