The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 39 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.27% 3.15% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.35% 16.22% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
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£250 £289 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.34% +15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £227 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £13.70 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £26.50 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 148 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.00% 19.45% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 124
Average daily rate £339 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.23% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Exchange
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 - 5 £268 - 2
Knutsford +6 4 £275 +15.30% 1
Warrington -15 4 £175 -63.15% 4
Wilmslow - 2 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Daresbury - - - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
3 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 29 (74.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
10 18 (46.15%) IIS
11 17 (43.59%) VMware
11 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
13 12 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (25.64%) Linux
14 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
15 8 (20.51%) DNS
15 8 (20.51%) DHCP
16 7 (17.95%) Citrix
16 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
16 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
16 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
16 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (15.38%) Firewall
18 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
18 5 (12.82%) SAN
18 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
18 5 (12.82%) UNIX
18 5 (12.82%) MS Office
18 5 (12.82%) Banking

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
5 18 (46.15%) IIS
6 4 (10.26%) Lync
7 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Consultant
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) UNIX
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) Information Security
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
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