The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.89% 0.89% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 7.89% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £335 £400 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +64.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £291
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% +237.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
MS Exchange
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
96 114 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.09% 11.32% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 63
Median daily rate £386 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £277 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 4 £275 - 4
Runcorn - 2 £399 -
Crewe - 1 £180 - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Office 365
4 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (27.27%) SCCM
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Application Discovery
6 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) AIX
7 3 (13.64%) HPUX
7 3 (13.64%) SMTP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) CICS
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) CICS
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) PBX
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 2 (9.09%) Head of IT Operations
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Operations
3 2 (9.09%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) ICT Support
3 2 (9.09%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Messaging Support
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) HPUX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Application Discovery
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Contract Management
5 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VB6
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) VMware GSX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (9.09%) MOM
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) IronPort
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam