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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 41 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.44% 1.36% 4.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 7.79% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 16
Median daily rate £400 £230 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £205 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £230 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £31.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
99 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.80% 17.50% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 42
Median daily rate £355 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.31 £32.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.94% +8.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 3 £338 -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
5 11 (45.83%) Skype for Business
6 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (41.67%) Office 365
6 10 (41.67%) MS Office
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) IronPort
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
9 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 7 (29.17%) HP
10 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 6 (25.00%) XenApp
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
11 5 (20.83%) Firewall
11 5 (20.83%) Symantec
11 5 (20.83%) VoIP

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 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (45.83%) Skype for Business
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 2 (8.33%) FileNet
6 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) VoIP
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) Skype
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Exchange Support
5 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support
5 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Tandem
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) JCL
4 1 (4.17%) LINC
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.83%) Brightmail
5 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 4 (16.67%) XenServer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
1 5 (20.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 8 (33.33%) IronPort
5 7 (29.17%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) Compaq
7 4 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
8 2 (8.33%) AppSense
8 2 (8.33%) Ektron
8 2 (8.33%) Genesys
8 2 (8.33%) Informatica
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Polycom
8 2 (8.33%) Wyse
9 1 (4.17%) SAP