The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
South East / Surrey
Rank 76 62 66
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.11% 3.04% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.40% 15.92% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 18
Median daily rate £210 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.75% -18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £148 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £408 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £43.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £45.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 203 245 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 17.37% 19.07% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 185 144
Median daily rate £425 £414 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% +11.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +143.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Surrey

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Surrey

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 4 £210 - 1
Leatherhead +24 2 - - 3
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
5 16 (39.02%) Office 365
6 15 (36.59%) MS Office
7 14 (34.15%) VMware
8 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
9 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) Firewall
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
12 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco
13 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
13 7 (17.07%) NetApp
13 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (14.63%) Skype for Business
14 6 (14.63%) High Availability
14 6 (14.63%) Skype
14 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
14 6 (14.63%) Service Management
15 5 (12.20%) SCCM
15 5 (12.20%) Citrix
15 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (14.63%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) Skype
4 5 (12.20%) ISDN
4 5 (12.20%) PBX
4 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) OSPF
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) Telnet
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Voice Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Support
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) ODBC
2 1 (2.44%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) High Availability
2 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
2 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.88%) IT Audit
3 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) LotusScript
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) AirWatch
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) NetApp
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.32%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) Acronis
7 1 (2.44%) CommVault
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Huawei
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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