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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 131 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 7 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 3.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
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£200 £225 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £14.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+57.75% -18.30%
Exchange Server 2007
England

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
524 491 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.12% 17.30% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 246 266
Average daily rate £355 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 33
Average hourly rate £16.78 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +10 6 £200 - 2
Manchester -22 1 - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2007
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (40.00%) Citrix
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 7 (28.00%) DHCP
11 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (24.00%) SAN
12 6 (24.00%) NetApp
12 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
14 4 (16.00%) Cisco
14 4 (16.00%) EMC
14 4 (16.00%) Linux
14 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 4 (16.00%) IIS
14 4 (16.00%) XenApp
14 4 (16.00%) vSphere
14 4 (16.00%) SCOM
14 4 (16.00%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Local Government
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) UNIX
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (16.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Infor
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
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