The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 22 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 2007
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 136 116
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 1.00% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £268 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.07% -49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £140 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £300 £269
% change year-on-year -28.33% +11.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £18.41
% change year-on-year -18.18% -10.38%  

Exchange Server 2007 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 357 498 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.60% 16.56% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 315 258
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.60% -45.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £19.00 £37.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Exchange Server 2007
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Exchange Server 2007 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham +11 1 £400 -
Exchange Server 2007
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) MOS
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) WAN

Exchange Server 2007
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) WebEx
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MOS
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Equitrac
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Toshiba