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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 63 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 2.68% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.87% 15.81% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £195 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £102 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £373 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.79 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.80 £26.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
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
272 234 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.52% 16.92% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 134 81
Average daily rate £375 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Oldham -5 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 58 (85.29%) Windows
2 50 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 27 (39.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (38.24%) Windows 7
6 25 (36.76%) Citrix
7 24 (35.29%) VMware
8 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (26.47%) MS Office
12 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (23.53%) Windows XP
14 15 (22.06%) LAN
15 13 (19.12%) SQL
16 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.65%) NetApp
17 11 (16.18%) ITIL
17 11 (16.18%) Migration
18 10 (14.71%) Firewall
19 9 (13.24%) Lotus
19 9 (13.24%) Cisco
19 9 (13.24%) IBM Notes
19 9 (13.24%) WAN
19 9 (13.24%) Finance
19 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
20 8 (11.76%) SAN
21 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
21 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (39.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (13.24%) IBM Notes
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Office
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) LAN
2 10 (14.71%) Firewall
3 9 (13.24%) WAN
4 8 (11.76%) SAN
5 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.88%) VLAN
7 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) DHCP
8 2 (2.94%) ISDN
8 2 (2.94%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) DNS
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.47%) OpenScape
9 1 (1.47%) VPLS
9 1 (1.47%) ADSL
9 1 (1.47%) BGP
9 1 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Data Centre Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (2.94%) iPad
2 2 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.94%) Linux
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
1 11 (16.18%) Migration
2 6 (8.82%) Project Management
2 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (5.88%) Email Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.41%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.41%) Service Management
4 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.47%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.47%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.47%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (1.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) VB
3 3 (4.41%) VBA
3 3 (4.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) CCNA
1 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) CCIA
3 3 (4.41%) MCSA
3 3 (4.41%) CCA
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.41%) CCEA
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCP
4 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.88%) XenApp
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.41%) XenServer
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) Citrix
3 24 (35.29%) VMware
4 12 (17.65%) NetApp
5 9 (13.24%) Lotus
5 9 (13.24%) Cisco
6 6 (8.82%) Oracle
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Apple
8 3 (4.41%) Veeam
8 3 (4.41%) SAP
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
8 3 (4.41%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.94%) IronPort
10 1 (1.47%) Acronis
10 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.47%) AVG
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