The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 57 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 25 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 3.14% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.59% 15.91% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 17
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £355 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £22.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -44.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £27.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
184 220 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 19.73% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 138
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 £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £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 22 18
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 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
MS Exchange
North West

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 July 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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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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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 -3 1 - -
Stockport -3 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £255 - 4
Salford - 1 - -
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
3 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 29 (44.62%) Citrix
4 29 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (44.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (26.15%) VMware
6 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
7 15 (23.08%) SAN
7 15 (23.08%) DHCP
8 14 (21.54%) DNS
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (18.46%) MS Office
9 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
10 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (16.92%) SCCM
10 11 (16.92%) SCOM
10 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (16.92%) Cisco
11 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.38%) ITIL
11 10 (15.38%) Migration
12 9 (13.85%) Finance
12 9 (13.85%) WAN
12 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
12 9 (13.85%) LAN
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (44.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (9.23%) Lync
5 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.15%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Office
2 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) DHCP
1 15 (23.08%) SAN
2 14 (21.54%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) WAN
3 9 (13.85%) LAN
4 8 (12.31%) Firewall
4 8 (12.31%) Wireless
5 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 4 (6.15%) IPsec
7 2 (3.08%) ADSL
8 1 (1.54%) GPRS
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
8 1 (1.54%) SMTP
8 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.54%) Intranet
8 1 (1.54%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (16.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.54%) iPhone
2 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
1 10 (15.38%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.15%) CRM
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
4 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
5 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Document Management
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.54%) Use Case
6 1 (1.54%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) MCP
5 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) MCTS
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) MCSA
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) XenApp
4 5 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) NDS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
1 11 (16.92%) SCOM
2 6 (9.23%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.69%) SCSM
4 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 29 (44.62%) Citrix
3 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) Symantec
7 4 (6.15%) Avaya
7 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.62%) NetApp
8 3 (4.62%) EMC
8 3 (4.62%) McAfee
8 3 (4.62%) Sophos
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) CA
9 2 (3.08%) Dell
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless
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