The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 141 122 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 9 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.41% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 2.64% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £225 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £325 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £253 £263
% change year-on-year
+48.51% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -10.12%
Exchange Server 2007
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
649 454 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 15.46% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 241 210
Average daily rate £375 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the North West region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the North West region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Cheshire 0 4 £325 - 3
Merseyside -15 3 £675 - 1
Manchester -16 2 - - 5
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (56.25%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
9 5 (31.25%) SCCM
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (25.00%) Lync
11 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
11 3 (18.75%) Firewall
11 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 3 (18.75%) MS Office
11 3 (18.75%) NetApp
11 3 (18.75%) Citrix
12 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (12.50%) Dell
12 2 (12.50%) EMC
12 2 (12.50%) IIS
12 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 2 (12.50%) CCNA
12 2 (12.50%) SAN

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (25.00%) Lync
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee