The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 17 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.76% 1.41% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.20% 5.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
41 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.83% 24.41% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Average daily rate £400 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.30% -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.77 £16.84 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.56 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Chester region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Chester region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Local Government
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) PKI
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) Replication

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Lync
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp