Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 July 2018 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.08% 1.58% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 12.90% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £310 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.14% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £311 £256 £300
% change year-on-year +21.46% -14.58% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% -33.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.22 £12.50
% change year-on-year +9.04% +13.72% -19.35%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 27 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.75% 12.25% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £264 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -12.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £307 £202 £194
90th Percentile £431 £420 £410
West Midlands median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.94% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% -30.30%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -24.24%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Staffordshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £310 - 2
MS Exchange
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Site Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) NAS

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Site Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft