The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Manchester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 77 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.79% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 3.98% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£320 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +2.56%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
185 226 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.04% 19.86% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 100 134
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.30 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £32.05 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2007
North West

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Manchester region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Manchester region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Exchange Server 2007
North West

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
8 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec
9 3 (25.00%) SAN
9 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (25.00%) MCITP
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) SCOM
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
10 2 (16.67%) XenApp
10 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
10 2 (16.67%) Juniper
10 2 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (16.67%) EMC

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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