The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.95% 3.59% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.19% 17.13% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £228 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £141 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.05 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £19.60 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
182 216 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.80% 20.97% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 101 126
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
MS Exchange
North West

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Salford +3 2 - -
Stockport -2 1 - - 1
Bolton -4 1 - -
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (76.56%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
4 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (43.75%) Citrix
6 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (26.56%) DHCP
8 16 (25.00%) DNS
8 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 15 (23.44%) VMware
10 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.75%) SQL
11 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (18.75%) SAN
12 11 (17.19%) MS Office
12 11 (17.19%) Cisco
12 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) Migration
13 10 (15.63%) SCCM
13 10 (15.63%) SCOM
13 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
14 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (12.50%) WAN
15 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
15 8 (12.50%) LAN
15 8 (12.50%) MCSE
15 8 (12.50%) Wireless

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (9.38%) Lync
6 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DHCP
2 16 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (18.75%) SAN
4 8 (12.50%) Wireless
4 8 (12.50%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.94%) Firewall
6 4 (6.25%) IPsec
7 3 (4.69%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) ADSL
9 1 (1.56%) GPRS
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) SMTP
9 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.56%) Intranet
9 1 (1.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.38%) Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.56%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.56%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 4 (6.25%) CRM
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.69%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.56%) Document Management
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.56%) Use Case
7 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.56%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.50%) MCSE
3 6 (9.38%) CCNA
3 6 (9.38%) MCP
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) MCITP
4 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) MCTS
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.56%) NDS
7 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
2 6 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.81%) SCSM
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.13%) WSUS
4 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) Citrix
3 15 (23.44%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
5 7 (10.94%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Symantec
7 4 (6.25%) Avaya
7 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.69%) McAfee
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
9 2 (3.13%) Juniper
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle
9 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) 3Com
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