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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.85% - 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 21 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.03% 21.88% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 17
Median daily rate £475 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Watford

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) VMware