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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 1.18% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.39% 7.24% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £250 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £248 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £35.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
79 152 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.67% 16.29% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 60
Median daily rate £350 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
Warrington - 5 £250 - 3
Chester +5 2 - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (22.22%) Office 365
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) CICS
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) HPUX
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) SCOM
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) WSUS

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 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) CICS
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (11.11%) Analyst
1 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
1 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Manager
1 2 (11.11%) IT Support
1 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
1 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) HPUX
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) VB
1 2 (11.11%) VB6
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) VMware GSX
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (11.11%) MOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) IronPort
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Trend Micro
5 1 (5.56%) Apple