The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
North West / Merseyside
Rank 28 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.21% 3.13% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.31% 13.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £250 £183 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -63.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
61 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.74% 22.88% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 26
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Merseyside region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Merseyside region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -4 12 £275 +50.68% 3
Wirral - 1 £250 -
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) XenApp
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) Solaris
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Acronis
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
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