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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 79 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 1.45% 2.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.31% 9.02% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Median daily rate £318 £215 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £211 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £271
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.37%
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
301 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.50% 16.07% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.95 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Stockport - 1 - -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco
5 13 (32.50%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (30.00%) Dell
7 11 (27.50%) DNS
7 11 (27.50%) DHCP
7 11 (27.50%) Banking
7 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (25.00%) IronPort
8 10 (25.00%) Symantec
8 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
9 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Migration
10 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) Citrix
12 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (15.00%) Office 365
13 5 (12.50%) RightFax
13 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (12.50%) HP

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 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.50%) IIS
8 1 (2.50%) nginx
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) DHCP
1 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Domain Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Messaging Support
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) HTML5
1 1 (2.50%) LESS
1 1 (2.50%) Sass
1 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) ITSM
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.50%) High Availability
4 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.50%) SEO
4 1 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCP
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.50%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Dell
5 10 (25.00%) IronPort
5 10 (25.00%) Symantec
6 7 (17.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) RightFax
8 2 (5.00%) arcserve
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) Proofpoint
8 2 (5.00%) Trend Micro
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) GFI Software
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) SAP