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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 64 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 42 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 1.95% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.33% 12.07% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 9
Median daily rate £300 £310 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £361 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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
274 290 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.00% 16.15% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 182 112
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £335 - 1
Salford - 1 - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
3 39 (61.90%) Windows
4 26 (41.27%) VMware
5 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
6 21 (33.33%) Citrix
7 20 (31.75%) Firewall
7 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (30.16%) Cisco
9 18 (28.57%) SQL
10 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
10 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
11 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
12 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (19.05%) Intel Security
12 12 (19.05%) DNS
13 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
13 11 (17.46%) VMware ESX
13 11 (17.46%) IronPort
13 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.87%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (15.87%) Office 365
14 10 (15.87%) Clearswift
14 10 (15.87%) EMC
14 10 (15.87%) DHCP
15 9 (14.29%) Dell
16 8 (12.70%) Migration
16 8 (12.70%) Finance
16 8 (12.70%) WAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
3 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.59%) CICS
9 1 (1.59%) nginx
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 10 (15.87%) DHCP
4 8 (12.70%) LAN
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 7 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (11.11%) Skype
5 7 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 7 (11.11%) VoIP
6 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.94%) VPN
8 4 (6.35%) PBX
8 4 (6.35%) VLAN
8 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.76%) Internet
9 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.76%) MPLS
9 3 (4.76%) NAS
9 3 (4.76%) Network Security
10 2 (3.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) French Language
3 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Messaging Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Change Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Office 365 Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Domain Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) HTML5
1 1 (1.59%) LESS
1 1 (1.59%) Node.js
1 1 (1.59%) Sass
1 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) BYOD
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) HPUX
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Migration
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.17%) Email Filtering
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.17%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (3.17%) SIEM
6 2 (3.17%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.59%) High Availability
7 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) MCSE
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNA
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) CASP
5 1 (1.59%) CCIE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) CNE
5 1 (1.59%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) VMware ESX
2 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.59%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 21 (33.33%) Citrix
4 19 (30.16%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) Intel Security
6 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
6 11 (17.46%) IronPort
7 10 (15.87%) Clearswift
7 10 (15.87%) EMC
8 9 (14.29%) Dell
9 6 (9.52%) Symantec
10 5 (7.94%) HP
10 5 (7.94%) Oracle
11 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.76%) Lotus
12 2 (3.17%) arcserve
12 2 (3.17%) Avaya
12 2 (3.17%) RightFax
12 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro