The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 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 2013 over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 139 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.13% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £234 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £334 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%
Exchange Server 2013
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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
574 413 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 13.47% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 219 182
Average daily rate £364 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 34
Average hourly rate £16.84 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
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 2013 across the North West region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
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 2013 across the North West region.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
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 2013 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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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
Manchester - 6 £215 - 8
Cheshire - 5 £215 - 4
Merseyside - 2 - - 3
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 2013.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (55.00%) SCCM
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) XenApp
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Migration
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (15.00%) Retail
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (10.00%) Lync
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (10.00%) Office 365
12 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
12 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
12 2 (10.00%) Data Centre

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCA
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCEA
1 1 (5.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (45.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) RightFax
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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