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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 113 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 23 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 5.17% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
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£320 £245 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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
493 522 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 18.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 235 378
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Cheshire -2 12 £300 +27.65% 4
Manchester -4 9 £320 -1.53% 8
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
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England

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (97.62%) Windows
3 39 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
7 27 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (54.76%) VMware
10 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
12 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
12 16 (38.10%) Citrix
13 15 (35.71%) IIS
14 12 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
14 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
15 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
16 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (21.43%) DHCP
18 8 (19.05%) DNS
18 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (16.67%) SAN
19 7 (16.67%) SCOM
20 6 (14.29%) Banking
20 6 (14.29%) vSphere
20 6 (14.29%) Linux
21 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
21 5 (11.90%) HP
21 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
21 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (35.71%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Lync
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) ADSL
6 1 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Local Government
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Server Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Linux
7 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.52%) UNIX
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCITP
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 5 (11.90%) XenApp
5 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (11.90%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) EMC
8 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Informatica
8 2 (4.76%) Open Text
8 2 (4.76%) Siebel
8 2 (4.76%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.38%) IBM