Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 609 588
Rank change year-on-year -99 -21 -176
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 147 244 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 125 177
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £130 £165 £125
90th Percentile £420 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £333 £305
% change year-on-year -2.71% +9.02% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 19
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +25.86% -35.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.50 £9.80
90th Percentile £26.50 £42.25 £22.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -42.53% +45.00% -33.89%

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 16,567 17,565 18,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.53% 18.12% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,046 11,310 12,013
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £230
90th Percentile £621 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 408 559
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +11.11%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in the UK

Exchange Server 2007
Top 16 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 19 January 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 -80 138 £300 -14.29% 61
UK excluding London -51 106 £324 -2.71% 46
South East -13 47 £275 -15.38% 17
London -76 40 £285 -25.00% 18
North of England +32 29 £333 -0.75% 7
Yorkshire +18 15 £208 -12.63% 4
Midlands +2 14 £170 -57.50% 3
North East +47 9 £360 -12.73%
East Midlands +8 9 £98 -75.63% 1
North West -2 5 £500 +49.25% 3
West Midlands -5 5 £280 -30.00% 2
Northern Ireland -23 5 £400 +12.68% 1
South West -16 4 £350 +1.45% 6
East of England -17 4 £80 -65.96% 10
Wales +7 2 £425 -5.56%
Scotland -39 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 147 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 114 (77.55%) Windows
3 106 (72.11%) Active Directory
4 91 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 74 (50.34%) Office 365
6 65 (44.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 65 (44.22%) Microsoft Office
7 57 (38.78%) Windows Server
8 51 (34.69%) Windows 7
9 47 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (31.97%) ITIL
10 42 (28.57%) DNS
11 40 (27.21%) Skype for Business
11 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (26.53%) DHCP
13 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (23.81%) TCP/IP
14 35 (23.81%) MCSE
15 34 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2013
16 33 (22.45%) LAN
17 32 (21.77%) WAN
17 32 (21.77%) Citrix
18 31 (21.09%) SharePoint
19 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
20 26 (17.69%) Migration
20 26 (17.69%) VMware
21 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
22 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 23 (15.65%) Cisco
24 22 (14.97%) MCP

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
1 147 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 65 (44.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (27.21%) Skype for Business
4 34 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (21.09%) SharePoint
6 18 (12.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (7.48%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (7.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (5.44%) OpenStack
11 7 (4.76%) IIS
12 4 (2.72%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 65 (44.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 74 (50.34%) Office 365
2 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) Mimecast
4 5 (3.40%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.57%) DNS
2 39 (26.53%) DHCP
3 35 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 33 (22.45%) LAN
5 32 (21.77%) WAN
6 21 (14.29%) Skype
7 10 (6.80%) VPN
8 9 (6.12%) SAN
9 7 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.08%) Internet
11 5 (3.40%) Firewall
11 5 (3.40%) VLAN
12 4 (2.72%) NAS
12 4 (2.72%) PBX
13 2 (1.36%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (1.36%) DKIM
13 2 (1.36%) DMARC
13 2 (1.36%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.36%) WebEx
14 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (27.89%) Analyst
2 16 (10.88%) Service Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.16%) Service Desk Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.48%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Consultant
6 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.44%) IT Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) IT Support
8 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.76%) Exchange Support
8 7 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
1 8 (5.44%) XML
2 2 (1.36%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.72%) Clustering
4 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) PDA
6 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (77.55%) Windows
2 57 (38.78%) Windows Server
3 51 (34.69%) Windows 7
4 47 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.08%) Linux
9 6 (4.08%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.40%) Android
10 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.04%) Unix
13 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.97%) ITIL
2 26 (17.69%) Migration
3 19 (12.93%) Change Management
4 8 (5.44%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.44%) Presales
5 7 (4.76%) CRM
5 7 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.40%) Change Control
6 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.40%) Email Management
6 5 (3.40%) PRINCE
6 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.40%) Service Management
7 4 (2.72%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.04%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.04%) Project Management
8 3 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.52%) SQL
3 8 (5.44%) C#
3 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.72%) VBScript
5 3 (2.04%) VBA
6 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (23.81%) MCSE
3 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
4 22 (14.97%) MCP
5 17 (11.56%) MCDST
6 14 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) CCNA
7 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.36%) CCA
10 2 (1.36%) CCNP
10 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.36%) MCSA
11 1 (0.68%) MCITP
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (72.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.56%) XenApp
3 14 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.44%) Brightmail
5 5 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.40%) vSphere
6 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (13.61%) SCCM
2 8 (5.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (3.40%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 4 (2.72%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.72%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.36%) DameWare
6 2 (1.36%) Nagios
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.36%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 91 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.77%) Citrix
3 26 (17.69%) VMware
4 23 (15.65%) Cisco
5 12 (8.16%) HP
6 11 (7.48%) IronPort
6 11 (7.48%) Symantec
7 5 (3.40%) Clearswift
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.40%) Remedy
8 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.72%) Sophos
9 3 (2.04%) Dell
9 3 (2.04%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.04%) Veritas
10 2 (1.36%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.36%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.36%) Samsung