The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / North West
Rank 96 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 37 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.78% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 10.71% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 28
Median daily rate £300 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £161 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £112.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
407 635 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.73% 16.58% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 367 300
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 14 £336 +22.27% 13
Merseyside +1 10 £200 +9.58% 3
Cheshire +25 9 £250 -41.17% 5
Cumbria +4 2 £220 -56.00% 1
Lancashire -5 2 - - 3
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
3 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
4 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 34 (45.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (30.67%) Citrix
7 23 (30.67%) VMware
8 22 (29.33%) ITIL
9 19 (25.33%) Office 365
10 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 14 (18.67%) MS Office
13 13 (17.33%) Linux
13 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.00%) NAS
14 12 (16.00%) SAN
14 12 (16.00%) DNS
14 12 (16.00%) Firewall
15 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
16 10 (13.33%) HP
16 10 (13.33%) Finance
17 9 (12.00%) Change Management
17 9 (12.00%) Cisco
17 9 (12.00%) MCSE
17 9 (12.00%) MS Excel

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (45.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.33%) CICS
5 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (2.67%) IIS
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Office
2 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) Office 365
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) DNS
1 12 (16.00%) Firewall
1 12 (16.00%) NAS
1 12 (16.00%) SAN
2 9 (12.00%) LAN
3 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 6 (8.00%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 5 (6.67%) VPN
6 4 (5.33%) VLAN
7 3 (4.00%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) Intranet
8 2 (2.67%) Skype
8 2 (2.67%) SMTP
8 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.67%) WLAN
9 1 (1.33%) LDAP
9 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (6.67%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Support
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Messaging Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.67%) Life Science
2 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.33%) Linux
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.33%) AIX
8 7 (9.33%) HPUX
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.33%) Solaris
9 4 (5.33%) Unix
10 3 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.67%) Android
11 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Change Management
3 7 (9.33%) Validation
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.67%) CRM
7 2 (2.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (2.67%) Email Migration
7 2 (2.67%) ERP
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.67%) Release Management
7 2 (2.67%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) VBScript
3 3 (4.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.67%) VB
4 2 (2.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (4.00%) MCP
3 3 (4.00%) MCSA
3 3 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) GxP
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) XenApp
4 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) VMware GSX
7 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.33%) WSUS
4 3 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.67%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.67%) MOM
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.33%) DameWare
6 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.67%) Citrix
2 23 (30.67%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) HP
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle
5 8 (10.67%) NetApp
6 7 (9.33%) IronPort
7 5 (6.67%) Polycom
7 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.33%) F5
8 4 (5.33%) Intel
8 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.33%) Remedy
8 4 (5.33%) RightFax
8 4 (5.33%) Webroot
9 3 (4.00%) Lotus
10 2 (2.67%) CommVault
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
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