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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 57 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 39 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 2.66% 3.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.13% 15.96% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £109 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £379 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £24.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -43.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £13.93 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -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
276 213 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.78% 16.69% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 115 91
Average daily rate £338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%

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 26 March 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
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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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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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
Oldham -6 2 £213 -5.55% 1
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 3
Stockport - - - - 3
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
3 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
4 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
5 26 (36.62%) Citrix
5 26 (36.62%) VMware
6 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (26.76%) MS Office
9 19 (26.76%) Windows XP
10 14 (19.72%) LAN
11 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
12 12 (16.90%) SQL
12 12 (16.90%) NetApp
12 12 (16.90%) Migration
13 11 (15.49%) Finance
13 11 (15.49%) Cisco
14 10 (14.08%) SAN
14 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (12.68%) XenDesktop
15 9 (12.68%) Firewall
15 9 (12.68%) IBM Notes
15 9 (12.68%) ITIL
15 9 (12.68%) Lotus
16 8 (11.27%) WAN
17 7 (9.86%) Blackberry

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.68%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.82%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) LAN
2 10 (14.08%) SAN
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall
4 8 (11.27%) WAN
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) VLAN
7 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.82%) DNS
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
8 2 (2.82%) ISDN
9 1 (1.41%) BGP
9 1 (1.41%) MPLS
9 1 (1.41%) VoIP
9 1 (1.41%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) ADSL
9 1 (1.41%) VPLS
9 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.82%) iPhone
2 2 (2.82%) iPad
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
3 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (26.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Migration
2 9 (12.68%) ITIL
3 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 4 (5.63%) Email Migration
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.82%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.41%) BCP
7 1 (1.41%) ERP
7 1 (1.41%) Change Management
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) VB
3 3 (4.23%) VBA
3 3 (4.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.86%) CCNA
2 6 (8.45%) CCIA
2 6 (8.45%) CCA
2 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (8.45%) CCEA
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.68%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (8.45%) XenServer
5 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.63%) XenApp
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.41%) Xen
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
1 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) Citrix
2 26 (36.62%) VMware
3 12 (16.90%) NetApp
4 11 (15.49%) Cisco
5 9 (12.68%) Lotus
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle
7 4 (5.63%) Apple
7 4 (5.63%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) SAP
9 2 (2.82%) IronPort
9 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.41%) Sophos
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Siemens
10 1 (1.41%) EMC
10 1 (1.41%) Capita
10 1 (1.41%) Google
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