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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 88 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 1.79% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.10% 10.53% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 37
Median daily rate £375 £230 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £12.49 £14.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -30.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.01 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.10 £19.00 £32.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
727 674 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.05% 16.96% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 366 261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 29
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +11 36 £422 +46.78% 3
Manchester -12 27 £310 +37.77% 7
Lancashire +10 15 £400 +81.81%
Merseyside +1 5 £173 -46.92% 6
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
2 95 (66.43%) Windows
3 93 (65.03%) Active Directory
4 60 (41.96%) VMware
5 55 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 50 (34.97%) Skype for Business
7 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (32.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (32.87%) MS Office
9 44 (30.77%) Migration
10 41 (28.67%) PowerShell
10 41 (28.67%) Office 365
11 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (26.57%) SharePoint
12 37 (25.87%) DNS
13 36 (25.17%) SCCM
14 34 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2013
15 33 (23.08%) Citrix
16 32 (22.38%) DHCP
17 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
17 30 (20.98%) ITIL
18 29 (20.28%) Security Cleared
18 29 (20.28%) Skype
19 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2007
20 27 (18.88%) SC Cleared
20 27 (18.88%) Windows 7
20 27 (18.88%) Windows 10
21 26 (18.18%) Cisco
22 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (16.78%) SCOM

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 50 (34.97%) Skype for Business
2 47 (32.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (26.57%) SharePoint
4 34 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (16.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.50%) IIS
8 5 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.80%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.40%) Apache
10 2 (1.40%) FileNet
11 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.70%) nginx
11 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (32.87%) MS Office
2 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.67%) Office 365
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.87%) DNS
2 32 (22.38%) DHCP
3 29 (20.28%) Skype
4 12 (8.39%) Firewall
4 12 (8.39%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.29%) WAN
6 8 (5.59%) LAN
7 7 (4.90%) SAN
8 5 (3.50%) VoIP
9 4 (2.80%) SMS
10 3 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (2.10%) VPN
11 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.40%) SMTP
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.70%) MPLS
12 1 (0.70%) Network Security
12 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (11.89%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Local Government
4 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.80%) Law
5 4 (2.80%) Military
6 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 20 (13.99%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Architect
4 13 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Consultant
6 10 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.99%) IT Support
7 9 (6.29%) Exchange Specialist
8 8 (5.59%) Designer
8 8 (5.59%) Exchange Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.20%) Exchange Support
10 6 (4.20%) Messaging Support
10 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) HTML5
2 1 (0.70%) LESS
2 1 (0.70%) Sass
2 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.29%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.29%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.10%) Clustering
4 3 (2.10%) Life Science
5 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Tandem
5 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.70%) CCTV
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (66.43%) Windows
2 55 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (18.88%) Windows 10
4 27 (18.88%) Windows 7
5 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.69%) Linux
8 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.59%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.40%) NetWare
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.77%) Migration
2 30 (20.98%) ITIL
3 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
3 20 (13.99%) Test Automation
4 13 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 8 (5.59%) Project Management
6 5 (3.50%) Application Packaging
6 5 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
6 5 (3.50%) Service Management
6 5 (3.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (3.50%) System Testing
7 4 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.80%) Defect Management
7 4 (2.80%) ITSM
7 4 (2.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.80%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.10%) Change Management
8 3 (2.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.19%) SQL
3 3 (2.10%) VBScript
4 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.40%) JCL
4 2 (1.40%) Perl
4 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) Java
5 1 (0.70%) LINC
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.88%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.79%) MCSA
5 12 (8.39%) MCSE
6 7 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (4.90%) MCITP
6 7 (4.90%) MCP
7 6 (4.20%) CCNA
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.50%) ISEB
8 5 (3.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (65.03%) Active Directory
2 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.29%) vSphere
4 15 (10.49%) XenApp
5 13 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.59%) XenServer
8 6 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.50%) Brightmail
9 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.40%) Postfix
10 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (25.17%) SCCM
2 24 (16.78%) SCOM
3 9 (6.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (4.20%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.10%) vRealize
6 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.70%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
2 60 (41.96%) VMware
3 33 (23.08%) Citrix
4 26 (18.18%) Cisco
5 19 (13.29%) IronPort
6 18 (12.59%) Symantec
7 17 (11.89%) Dell
8 16 (11.19%) HP
9 7 (4.90%) AppSense
10 6 (4.20%) NetApp
10 6 (4.20%) RightFax
11 4 (2.80%) Compaq
11 4 (2.80%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.80%) Lotus
11 4 (2.80%) ThinPrint
11 4 (2.80%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.10%) Polycom
13 2 (1.40%) Ektron
13 2 (1.40%) Proofpoint
13 2 (1.40%) Trend Micro
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