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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 59 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 37 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.29% 2.11% 3.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.17% 13.90% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 19
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£310 £255 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £326 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.85 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £24.30 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
281 187 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.38% 15.19% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 92 105
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £24.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
Bolton -1 1 £1,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (80.82%) Windows
2 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
4 42 (57.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (50.68%) VMware
6 35 (47.95%) Citrix
7 23 (31.51%) SCCM
8 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (27.40%) Hyper-V
9 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
10 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (21.92%) ITIL
11 16 (21.92%) XenApp
11 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (20.55%) MS Office
12 15 (20.55%) Windows XP
13 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.70%) SQL
15 10 (13.70%) Migration
16 9 (12.33%) Lync
17 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
17 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
17 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
17 8 (10.96%) Lotus
18 7 (9.59%) HP
18 7 (9.59%) Cisco
18 7 (9.59%) Finance
18 7 (9.59%) Windows 8

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (57.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.33%) Lync
4 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
5 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 3 (4.11%) SAN
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.11%) VPN
5 2 (2.74%) ISDN
5 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
6 1 (1.37%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
2 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) iPhone
2 2 (2.74%) iPad
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Handset
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.55%) Windows XP
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.11%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Android
10 1 (1.37%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 6 (8.22%) Information Security
3 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.85%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) Application Discovery
6 3 (4.11%) Service Management
6 3 (4.11%) Logistics
7 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.74%) Server Building
7 2 (2.74%) Email Migration
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) VBA
4 2 (2.74%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) MCITP
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.11%) CCNA
2 3 (4.11%) MCP
2 3 (4.11%) MCSA
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) CCENT
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.40%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.92%) XenApp
3 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.11%) XenServer
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.11%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (50.68%) VMware
3 35 (47.95%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) Lotus
5 7 (9.59%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) NetApp
7 4 (5.48%) Apple
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle
7 4 (5.48%) Dell
8 3 (4.11%) SAP
8 3 (4.11%) Symantec
8 3 (4.11%) Sophos
8 3 (4.11%) Veeam
9 2 (2.74%) IronPort
9 2 (2.74%) Brocade
10 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.37%) Acronis
10 1 (1.37%) Lumension
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