The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 26 June 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.45% 5.93% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.50% 36.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £320 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.73%  

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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 32 22 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.88% 16.30% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 9
Median daily rate £375 £210 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £110 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Watford

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) MCSE
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Games
7 3 (23.08%) Law
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Reuters
7 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) PBX
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (7.69%) Confluence
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) PBX
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.69%) Animation
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
2 3 (23.08%) Reuters
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL