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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.17% 2.11% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.64% 11.45% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
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£140 £225 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £208 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £253 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 11
Average hourly rate £15.88 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £22.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
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
146 166 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 18.42% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 115
Average daily rate £350 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £20.27 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £16.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
Chester +13 5 - -
Warrington -8 3 - - 3
Wilmslow - 2 - - 3
Crewe - 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
3 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (73.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (50.00%) VMware
8 18 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 18 (42.86%) IIS
9 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
10 12 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
12 10 (23.81%) Citrix
13 9 (21.43%) Linux
14 7 (16.67%) DNS
14 7 (16.67%) DHCP
14 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 6 (14.29%) Firewall
15 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
15 6 (14.29%) SAN
16 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (11.90%) UNIX
16 5 (11.90%) MS Office
16 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
16 5 (11.90%) Finance

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 18 (42.86%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DHCP
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) ADSL
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Local Government
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (73.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.90%) UNIX
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCITP
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) XenApp
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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