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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 134 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 5 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 3.81% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 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 £318 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £24.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+63.79% -15.94%
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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
505 472 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 16.94% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 237 300
Average daily rate £351 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.02 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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
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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 3 £200 -11.11% 2
Manchester -22 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) VMware
5 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (44.83%) Citrix
9 10 (34.48%) DHCP
9 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
9 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (31.03%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) IIS
12 7 (24.14%) SAN
12 7 (24.14%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
13 6 (20.69%) Linux
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (13.79%) vSphere
15 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
15 4 (13.79%) XenApp
15 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (27.59%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DHCP
2 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 7 (24.14%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) ADSL
6 1 (3.45%) Broadband
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Support
3 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Meru Networks
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) ScanSafe
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) Infor
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