The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 49 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 34 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 3.74% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.77% 19.72% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 5
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£260 £135 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +43.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.58 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.50 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
247 213 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.64% 18.97% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 122 120
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £24.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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
Oldham -4 2 £213 -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (40.82%) Citrix
7 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
8 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.65%) MS Office
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (26.53%) LAN
12 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
13 11 (22.45%) SAN
14 10 (20.41%) NetApp
14 10 (20.41%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
15 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (16.33%) Finance
16 8 (16.33%) Migration
16 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.33%) ITIL
16 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
17 7 (14.29%) SQL
17 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
17 7 (14.29%) WAN
17 7 (14.29%) Cisco
17 7 (14.29%) Lotus
17 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.08%) IIS
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LAN
2 11 (22.45%) SAN
3 10 (20.41%) Firewall
4 7 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (10.20%) VLAN
6 4 (8.16%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) VPLS
7 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.04%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) ADSL
7 1 (2.04%) DNS
7 1 (2.04%) MPLS
7 1 (2.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.08%) NetWare
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.04%) Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) ITSM
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.08%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.08%) Coaching
4 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.08%) Email Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) VB
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCA
2 6 (12.24%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCEA
2 6 (12.24%) CCIA
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 4 (8.16%) MCSE
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (12.24%) XenServer
5 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.12%) XenApp
8 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 20 (40.82%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) NetApp
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) Lotus
6 3 (6.12%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) Avaya
7 2 (4.08%) Novell
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) AVG
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
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