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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 144 135 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 23 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.032% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% 0.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
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£310 £275 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
Exchange Server 2013
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
682 505 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.37% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 258 239
Average daily rate £416 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -7 13 £310 +12.72% 6
Cheshire - 4 £215 - 2
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
3 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 29 (76.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (71.05%) VMware
6 20 (52.63%) Citrix
7 19 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 17 (44.74%) XenApp
9 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (39.47%) SCCM
10 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
11 12 (31.58%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) Migration
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Firewall
13 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
14 6 (15.79%) DHCP
15 5 (13.16%) WAN
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (13.16%) Retail
15 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
16 4 (10.53%) Server Building
16 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
16 4 (10.53%) vSphere
16 4 (10.53%) Clustering
16 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (10.53%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 29 (76.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) Lync
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (34.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Migration Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Messaging Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.89%) Android
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.89%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (44.74%) XenApp
4 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Citrix
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Sophos
5 3 (7.89%) Acronis
5 3 (7.89%) WatchGuard
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) RightFax
7 1 (2.63%) Zerto
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
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