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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 74 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 2.36% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% 12.44% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
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£228 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £119 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 16
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.53 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.00 £24.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.17%
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
220 217 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 18.95% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 2014.

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
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 23 October 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
Oldham -4 2 - - 1
Bolton +2 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 £255 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Stockport - - - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
9 12 (29.27%) MS Office
9 12 (29.27%) SAN
10 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (24.39%) ITIL
12 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.07%) MCSE
13 7 (17.07%) DHCP
14 6 (14.63%) VPN
14 6 (14.63%) DNS
14 6 (14.63%) SQL
14 6 (14.63%) Symantec
14 6 (14.63%) SCCM
14 6 (14.63%) SCOM
14 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (14.63%) MCITP
15 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
15 5 (12.20%) EMC

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) VPN
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.88%) NetWare
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.88%) Coaching
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.88%) ITSM
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBScript
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) MCTS
4 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
1 6 (14.63%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Citrix
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Symantec
4 5 (12.20%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Sophos
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Avaya
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) Lotus
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £15.00 per hour + Access to car, Pension, BUPA
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago