The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 30 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.01% 2.15% 6.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.52% 10.47% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 17
Average daily rate £388 £220 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.13% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £230 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £31.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
MS Exchange
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
116 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.84% 20.57% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 44
Average daily rate £363 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £45.50 £31.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.97% +45.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.20 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.96 £46.09 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 4 £356 -
Blackpool -11 3 £250 +13.63%
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £420 -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) VMware
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
5 15 (51.72%) Skype for Business
6 13 (44.83%) Citrix
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) DNS
9 10 (34.48%) MS Office
9 10 (34.48%) Office 365
9 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (34.48%) XenApp
9 10 (34.48%) XenDesktop
9 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
10 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (31.03%) DHCP
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (27.59%) MCSE
11 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
11 8 (27.59%) XenServer
11 8 (27.59%) IronPort
12 7 (24.14%) HP
13 6 (20.69%) SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) Firewall
13 6 (20.69%) AppSense

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (51.72%) Skype for Business
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) Apache
6 2 (6.90%) FileNet
6 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) DHCP
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Skype
5 4 (13.79%) SMS
5 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Support
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support
5 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Tandem
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) People Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) JCL
4 1 (3.45%) LINC
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) MCSE
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 4 (13.79%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) XenApp
2 10 (34.48%) XenDesktop
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (27.59%) XenServer
5 5 (17.24%) Brightmail
5 5 (17.24%) vSphere
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) IronPort
5 7 (24.14%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) AppSense
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) Symantec
8 4 (13.79%) Compaq
8 4 (13.79%) Dell
8 4 (13.79%) ThinPrint
9 2 (6.90%) Ektron
9 2 (6.90%) Genesys
9 2 (6.90%) Informatica
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) Polycom
9 2 (6.90%) Wyse
10 1 (3.45%) SAP