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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.22% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
36 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.30% 14.60% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Average daily rate £275 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.65 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -48.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.81 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Office 365
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Local Government
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) MCSA
4 7 (70.00%) MCITP
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (70.00%) MCITP
1 7 (70.00%) MCSA
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) HP