The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Lancashire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 47 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.71% 4.29% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 24.32% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate £325 £246 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £264 £273
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
62 37 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.59% 17.62% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 56
Average daily rate £282 £270 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £457 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £31.24 £18.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.62% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.00 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £18.40 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Exchange Server 2007
North West

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Lancashire region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Lancashire region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Wiki
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Open Text
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) Open Text
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp