Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.27% 0.37% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.00% 3.33% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £265 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £176 £350 £163
90th Percentile £325 £350 £188
West Midlands median daily rate £285 £306 £263
% change year-on-year -6.94% +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +30.00% -6.25%

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 20 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.44% 11.24% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% +38.89%
10th Percentile £211 £275 £250
90th Percentile £425 £448 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +215.79% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £40.00 £11.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £16.23
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -2.44% +17.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 February 2019. 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 - 3 £265 - 2
MS Exchange
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos

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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Server Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL