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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 146 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.069% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £415
% change year-on-year
+8.38% -16.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -50.00%
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
638 445 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.24% 15.39% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 236 209
Average daily rate £375 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -
Cheshire -4 2 £230 -35.39% 6
Manchester - 1 £375 - 11
Lancashire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Citrix
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
9 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 6 (31.58%) XenServer
9 6 (31.58%) CCIA
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (31.58%) Legal
9 6 (31.58%) CCA
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (31.58%) CCEA
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
11 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (21.05%) SCCM
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (21.05%) Migration
11 4 (21.05%) MCSE
11 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (10.53%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
1 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCA
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (31.58%) CCEA
1 6 (31.58%) CCIA
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (31.58%) XenServer
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
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