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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 64 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 2.83% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.86% 15.11% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 14
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£255 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £135 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.67 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £26.90 £25.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.80%
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
210 225 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.71% 18.75% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 100 141
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 31
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 £13.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.80 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Altrincham - 2 £255 -
Bolton -1 1 - - 1
Wigan -1 1 - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
3 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
4 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (45.45%) Citrix
6 18 (32.73%) VMware
7 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
8 16 (29.09%) SAN
9 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (23.64%) DHCP
10 13 (23.64%) MS Office
10 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (21.82%) SQL
11 12 (21.82%) DNS
11 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
12 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 11 (20.00%) SCCM
12 11 (20.00%) SCOM
13 10 (18.18%) ITIL
13 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (16.36%) LAN
14 9 (16.36%) WAN
14 9 (16.36%) HP
14 9 (16.36%) Cisco
15 8 (14.55%) VPN
15 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
15 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (9.09%) Lync
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.27%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Office
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SAN
2 13 (23.64%) DHCP
3 12 (21.82%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) LAN
4 9 (16.36%) WAN
5 8 (14.55%) VPN
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.73%) Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) Firewall
8 4 (7.27%) IPsec
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 2 (3.64%) ADSL
10 1 (1.82%) GPRS
10 1 (1.82%) VoIP
10 1 (1.82%) SMTP
10 1 (1.82%) 3G
10 1 (1.82%) Intranet
10 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop Support
8 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Desktop Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) NetWare
9 1 (1.82%) UNIX
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.27%) CRM
5 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Coaching
6 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.64%) ITSM
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) Document Management
7 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCITP
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) MCTS
3 4 (7.27%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
1 11 (20.00%) SCOM
2 6 (10.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (9.09%) SCSM
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.64%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) Citrix
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 9 (16.36%) HP
4 9 (16.36%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) Symantec
5 6 (10.91%) Avaya
6 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 4 (7.27%) NetApp
7 3 (5.45%) McAfee
7 3 (5.45%) Sophos
8 2 (3.64%) Meru Networks
8 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Novell
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) CA
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
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