Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 6 months to 21 September 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 2007
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 699 597
Rank change year-on-year -69 -102 -55
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 120 160 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 0.96% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 161
UK median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £190 £110 £140
90th Percentile £412 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +21.33% -7.69% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 24
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.28% -24.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.50 £9.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £38.75 £26.95 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £10.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +76.74% -57.00% +56.94%

Exchange Server 2007 is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,210 16,596 19,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 16.80% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,262 10,761 13,168
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 421 499
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.89
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.26% +4.45%

Exchange Server 2007
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2007 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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
England -76 109 £325 - 26
UK excluding London -30 86 £364 +21.33% 16
South East -4 39 £365 +21.87% 6
London -34 34 £243 -30.71% 11
North of England -39 19 £320 -1.54% 3
North West -15 13 £275 -8.33%
Scotland -13 11 £409 +171.43%
East of England -10 8 £363 +245.24% 1
South West -4 7 £338 -3.57% 3
Yorkshire -23 6 £338 +22.73% 3
Midlands -16 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands +10 1 - - 1
West Midlands -23 1 £350 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 120 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 84 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 75 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (56.67%) Office 365
5 67 (55.83%) Windows
6 64 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 50 (41.67%) PowerShell
8 48 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 45 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (33.33%) Skype for Business
12 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (29.17%) ITIL
13 35 (29.17%) Migration
14 34 (28.33%) VMware
15 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
16 28 (23.33%) SharePoint
17 26 (21.67%) Windows 7
18 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (20.00%) DNS
19 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (20.00%) Skype
20 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
20 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
20 20 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (15.83%) Change Management
21 19 (15.83%) DHCP
21 19 (15.83%) Citrix
22 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
22 18 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013

Exchange Server 2007
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 120 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 75 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 28 (23.33%) SharePoint
6 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (9.17%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (4.17%) IIS
11 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 68 (56.67%) Office 365
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.50%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) DNS
1 24 (20.00%) Skype
2 19 (15.83%) DHCP
3 13 (10.83%) Firewall
4 12 (10.00%) VPN
5 10 (8.33%) VLAN
6 8 (6.67%) SMS
7 7 (5.83%) NetScaler
7 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.00%) LAN
8 6 (5.00%) WAN
9 3 (2.50%) SAN
9 3 (2.50%) SMTP
10 2 (1.67%) 3G
10 2 (1.67%) ADSL
10 2 (1.67%) Broadband
10 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.83%) MPLS
11 1 (0.83%) VoIP
11 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Analyst
2 15 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) SharePoint Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
10 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) ADSI
1 2 (1.67%) LDAP
1 2 (1.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 48 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (14.17%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 7 (5.83%) Windows NT
10 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.50%) Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Solaris
13 1 (0.83%) Unix
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) ITIL
1 35 (29.17%) Migration
2 20 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (15.83%) Change Management
4 16 (13.33%) Presales
5 15 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.83%) Disk Encryption
8 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.00%) Email Migration
10 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.33%) Decision-Making
10 4 (3.33%) ITSM
10 4 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.33%) Server Management
11 3 (2.50%) Break/Fix
11 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.50%) Patch Management
12 2 (1.67%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) C
3 1 (0.83%) LINC
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.67%) MCSE
5 13 (10.83%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.00%) Degree
6 6 (5.00%) MCSA
7 3 (2.50%) MCP
8 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.67%) PMP
8 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.83%) EMCSA
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.83%) MCDST
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 84 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.67%) XenApp
5 9 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (6.67%) XenServer
7 7 (5.83%) BitLocker
7 7 (5.83%) VirtualBox
8 5 (4.17%) vSphere
9 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.67%) Firmware
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Backup Exec
1 9 (7.50%) SCCM
2 8 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (5.83%) WSUS
4 5 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.67%) DameWare
7 2 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.83%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.83%) Nagios
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.83%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.33%) VMware
3 19 (15.83%) Citrix
4 16 (13.33%) McAfee
5 12 (10.00%) Symantec
6 11 (9.17%) Apple
7 10 (8.33%) Oracle
7 10 (8.33%) Sophos
8 8 (6.67%) Veeam
9 7 (5.83%) Acronis
9 7 (5.83%) ESET
9 7 (5.83%) IronPort
9 7 (5.83%) Kaspersky
10 6 (5.00%) SAP
11 5 (4.17%) RightFax
12 4 (3.33%) Trustwave
13 3 (2.50%) Avaya
13 3 (2.50%) Cisco
13 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.50%) Splunk