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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 72 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.88% 2.35% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.02% 15.92% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 50
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £322 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £21.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
MS Exchange
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
553 446 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.78% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 224 230
Average daily rate £388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £28.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -3 36 £310 +7.82% 12
Cheshire -17 19 £218 -13.00% 17
Merseyside -3 11 £223 +10.97% 3
Lancashire +2 2 £186 -31.01% 4
Cumbria -23 2 £555 +428.57% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 122 (84.72%) Windows
2 103 (71.53%) Active Directory
3 92 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 73 (50.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 72 (50.00%) VMware
6 63 (43.75%) Citrix
7 47 (32.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (25.69%) Windows 7
8 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (20.83%) SCCM
13 27 (18.75%) Windows XP
14 26 (18.06%) Migration
15 24 (16.67%) XenApp
16 23 (15.97%) MS Office
17 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
18 20 (13.89%) ITIL
19 19 (13.19%) SQL
19 19 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
20 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 18 (12.50%) MS Excel
20 18 (12.50%) DNS
21 17 (11.81%) WAN
21 17 (11.81%) Lync
22 16 (11.11%) Blackberry
23 15 (10.42%) DHCP
23 15 (10.42%) IBM Notes

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (50.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 36 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (11.81%) Lync
5 15 (10.42%) IBM Notes
6 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.56%) IIS
7 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.69%) TPMS
Applications
1 23 (15.97%) MS Office
2 18 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) DNS
2 17 (11.81%) WAN
3 15 (10.42%) DHCP
4 12 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.64%) Firewall
6 10 (6.94%) LAN
7 9 (6.25%) SAN
8 8 (5.56%) MPLS
9 7 (4.86%) VPN
10 4 (2.78%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.78%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.08%) SSL
12 2 (1.39%) Internet
12 2 (1.39%) PBX
12 2 (1.39%) ISDN
12 2 (1.39%) VoIP
12 2 (1.39%) NAS
12 2 (1.39%) Skype
13 1 (0.69%) OpenScape
13 1 (0.69%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.94%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (1.39%) Marketing
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.39%) Electronics
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.06%) 3rd Line Support
2 26 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 20 (13.89%) Analyst
5 15 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.72%) Architect
7 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) IT Support
11 5 (3.47%) Project Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Support
12 4 (2.78%) Consultant
12 4 (2.78%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.56%) Clustering
3 6 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.78%) iPhone
4 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.39%) iPad
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.39%) DTV
5 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (84.72%) Windows
2 47 (32.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (25.69%) Windows 7
3 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.72%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.08%) Android
8 3 (2.08%) Linux
9 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Migration
2 20 (13.89%) ITIL
3 7 (4.86%) Information Security
4 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 6 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.47%) Project Management
5 5 (3.47%) Service Management
5 5 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (2.78%) Change Management
6 4 (2.78%) Server Building
6 4 (2.78%) Application Discovery
7 3 (2.08%) Logistics
7 3 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.08%) Email Migration
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.19%) SQL
3 3 (2.08%) C
3 3 (2.08%) VBA
4 2 (1.39%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.78%) CCNA
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
6 3 (2.08%) MCSA
6 3 (2.08%) MCITP
6 3 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) CCENT
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) MCTS
7 1 (0.69%) CCNP
7 1 (0.69%) HNC
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (71.53%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (16.67%) XenApp
5 11 (7.64%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.47%) vSphere
8 5 (3.47%) XenServer
9 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.69%) Xen
11 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (20.83%) SCCM
2 6 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.47%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.08%) WSUS
5 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 72 (50.00%) VMware
3 63 (43.75%) Citrix
4 15 (10.42%) Lotus
5 14 (9.72%) NetApp
6 13 (9.03%) Cisco
7 8 (5.56%) HP
7 8 (5.56%) EMC
8 7 (4.86%) Sophos
9 6 (4.17%) Symantec
10 5 (3.47%) Juniper
11 4 (2.78%) Apple
11 4 (2.78%) Dell
11 4 (2.78%) Oracle
11 4 (2.78%) SAP
11 4 (2.78%) Veeam
11 4 (2.78%) Acronis
11 4 (2.78%) Veritas
12 3 (2.08%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.08%) Websense
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £12.50 per hour
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