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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 56 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.32% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.17% 13.64% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £156
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Median hourly rate £14.86 £12.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -21.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
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
120 110 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.02% 9.66% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 71
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 18
Median hourly rate £14.86 £15.92 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.65% -11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.21 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Chester - 2 - -
Winsford - 2 - -
Warrington +10 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Migration
3 9 (42.86%) SCCM
3 9 (42.86%) Office 365
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) XenApp
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) MCSA
8 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
8 4 (19.05%) Local Government
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) Application Discovery
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (14.29%) SCOM
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (14.29%) Skype
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (19.05%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Operations
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Support
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior ICT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Application Discovery
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.76%) Postfix
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Axway
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam