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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 149 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.095% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £342 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
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
676 484 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 15.29% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 207
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 44
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £13.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 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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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
Merseyside - 4 £675 - 1
Cheshire -6 2 £230 -35.39% 5
Manchester - 1 £375 - 4
Lancashire - - - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (70.59%) VMware
5 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (52.94%) Citrix
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
8 6 (35.29%) XenServer
8 6 (35.29%) CCIA
8 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (35.29%) Legal
8 6 (35.29%) CCA
8 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (35.29%) CCEA
8 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (23.53%) SCCM
10 4 (23.53%) Office 365
10 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
11 3 (17.65%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
1 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCA
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (35.29%) CCEA
1 6 (35.29%) CCIA
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (35.29%) XenServer
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC