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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.07% 0.57% 3.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 8.33% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £205 £165 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -46.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £17.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +14.51%
MS Exchange
Cheshire

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
22 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.76% 6.86% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 15
Median daily rate £313 £279 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £540 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.78 £30.75 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.42% +83.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Local Government
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) SCOM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense