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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 2.33% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 12.68% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £169 £268 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.94% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £189 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £406 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £278 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.21
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.26%

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
46 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.62% 18.39% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 50
Median daily rate £350 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -60.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) VMware