The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% - 3.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% - 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
15 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.11% 15.58% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate £308 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Merseyside

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Document Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya