The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 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 2010 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 52 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 2.22% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.88% 11.41% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
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£238 £289 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.67% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £216 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £340 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
160 149 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.08% 19.43% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 121
Average daily rate £340 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.23% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Cheshire region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Cheshire region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
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 2010 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +5 2 - -
Warrington -16 2 £175 -63.15% 2
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Runcorn - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 2010.

1 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
4 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (77.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
7 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (68.18%) IIS
9 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
10 12 (54.55%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
12 7 (31.82%) VMware
13 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
13 5 (22.73%) Banking
13 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
14 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
14 4 (18.18%) Finance
14 4 (18.18%) UNIX
14 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 4 (18.18%) Linux
15 3 (13.64%) MS Office

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (68.18%) IIS
5 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) ADSL
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Technical Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) MobileIron