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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 62 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 2.62% 3.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.49% 19.44% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate
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£215 £250 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -13.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £310 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £30.50 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -10.00%
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
158 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.29% 13.47% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 47
Average daily rate £416 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £41.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Runcorn - 6 £500 - 2
Warrington -4 2 £500 - 3
Chester 0 1 £165 -46.77% 4
Crewe - 1 £150 -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (45.45%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 8 (24.24%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) Citrix
8 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
9 7 (21.21%) NetApp
9 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM
10 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (15.15%) Lotus
11 5 (15.15%) MPLS
11 5 (15.15%) EMC
11 5 (15.15%) WAN
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) XenApp
11 5 (15.15%) Retail
12 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.12%) MS Office
12 4 (12.12%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
6 2 (6.06%) Lync
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) MPLS
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) WAAS
5 1 (3.03%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Lotus
5 5 (15.15%) EMC
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.06%) Websense
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £190 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £190 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 19 days ago