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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 28 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.85% 3.59% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 25.00% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £284 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £308 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
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
76 28 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.45% 14.36% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 57
Average daily rate £339 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Preston - 1 - - 3
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Burnley - - - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (57.58%) Citrix
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (51.52%) DHCP
6 17 (51.52%) DNS
7 15 (45.45%) XenServer
8 13 (39.39%) Lync
8 13 (39.39%) XenApp
8 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) HP
10 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
10 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
11 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Project Management
13 6 (18.18%) C
13 6 (18.18%) SMS
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (18.18%) AppSense
13 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
14 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
14 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (15.15%) VoIP
14 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (39.39%) Lync
4 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DHCP
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) SMS
3 5 (15.15%) VoIP
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Server Support
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) Information Security
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Release Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) XenServer
3 13 (39.39%) XenApp
4 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
7 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 3 (9.09%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) AppSense
6 3 (9.09%) IronPort
6 3 (9.09%) Infor
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.06%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) ScanSafe
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
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