The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 58 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 0.66% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £14.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+57.75% -18.30%
Exchange Server 2007
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
141 152 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.08% 15.45% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £241 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £200 -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Exchange Server 2007
North West

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Exchange Server 2007 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2007.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) vSphere
9 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) IIS
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix
10 3 (20.00%) NetApp
10 3 (20.00%) SCOM
10 3 (20.00%) Local Government
11 2 (13.33%) SAN
11 2 (13.33%) PKI
11 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
11 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Exchange Server 2007 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee