The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Chester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.70% - 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.82% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £311
% change year-on-year
- -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.89% 15.92% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.84 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £21.74 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
Cheshire

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 30 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Replication
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Lync
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) HP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
Chester
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Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
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