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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 47 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 2.00% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% 13.11% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £169 £255 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.85% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
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
89 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.77% 15.21% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 42
Median daily rate £375 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.85 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £14.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) RHCE
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam