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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 118 91 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.57% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% 10.86% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 37
Median daily rate £305 £230 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £211 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Median hourly rate £14.34 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £14.60 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £19.00 £30.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +22.58%
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
600 534 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.00% 14.46% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 308 214
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 29
Median hourly rate £14.34 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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
Manchester -23 19 £205 -33.87% 7
Merseyside +6 12 £305 +41.86% 2
Cheshire -11 10 £375 +74.41% 7
Lancashire -6 2 £400 +73.91% 3
Cumbria +5 1 £250 -54.95% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 95 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 94 (67.63%) Windows
3 88 (63.31%) Active Directory
4 58 (41.73%) VMware
5 57 (41.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (39.57%) Windows Server
7 49 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (33.09%) Skype for Business
9 40 (28.78%) PowerShell
10 39 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (28.06%) MS Office
11 38 (27.34%) SharePoint
11 38 (27.34%) SCCM
12 37 (26.62%) Migration
13 33 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
15 30 (21.58%) Cisco
15 30 (21.58%) Skype
15 30 (21.58%) Office 365
16 29 (20.86%) Citrix
16 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
17 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (20.14%) DNS
18 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
18 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2007
18 27 (19.42%) Windows 10
19 26 (18.71%) SCOM
19 26 (18.71%) ITIL
20 25 (17.99%) Windows 7
21 24 (17.27%) DHCP

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 57 (41.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 46 (33.09%) Skype for Business
3 38 (27.34%) SharePoint
4 33 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (15.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.60%) IIS
9 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.44%) Apache
10 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.44%) FileNet
11 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.72%) nginx
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (28.06%) MS Office
2 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.58%) Office 365
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.58%) Skype
2 28 (20.14%) DNS
3 24 (17.27%) DHCP
4 15 (10.79%) Firewall
5 11 (7.91%) WAN
6 10 (7.19%) LAN
6 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.76%) SAN
8 6 (4.32%) VoIP
9 4 (2.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.44%) Internet
10 2 (1.44%) Network Security
10 2 (1.44%) SMTP
10 2 (1.44%) VLAN
10 2 (1.44%) WLAN
11 1 (0.72%) MPLS
11 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Local Government
4 4 (2.88%) Law
4 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.88%) Military
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) Support Engineer
2 21 (15.11%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Architect
4 12 (8.63%) Exchange Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Exchange Support
5 9 (6.47%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Consultant
6 8 (5.76%) Designer
6 8 (5.76%) Exchange Specialist
6 8 (5.76%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.04%) Exchange Consultant
7 7 (5.04%) IT Support
7 7 (5.04%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Messaging Support
9 5 (3.60%) 1st Line Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) HTML5
2 1 (0.72%) LESS
2 1 (0.72%) Node.js
2 1 (0.72%) Sass
2 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.47%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.47%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.76%) NHS
4 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.32%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.16%) Life Science
6 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.44%) Clustering
6 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.44%) PKI
6 2 (1.44%) Tandem
6 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (67.63%) Windows
2 55 (39.57%) Windows Server
3 49 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (19.42%) Windows 10
6 25 (17.99%) Windows 7
7 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.91%) Linux
9 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Migration
2 26 (18.71%) ITIL
3 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
3 20 (14.39%) Test Automation
4 13 (9.35%) Data Migration
5 6 (4.32%) Project Management
5 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.60%) Application Packaging
6 5 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (3.60%) Regression Testing
6 5 (3.60%) Service Management
6 5 (3.60%) Software Testing
6 5 (3.60%) System Testing
7 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.88%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.88%) Defect Management
7 4 (2.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.16%) Change Management
8 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.78%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.67%) SQL
3 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.44%) C
4 2 (1.44%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) JCL
4 2 (1.44%) Perl
4 2 (1.44%) PHP
4 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.72%) LINC
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.35%) MCSA
4 13 (9.35%) MCSE
5 7 (5.04%) CCNA
5 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.04%) MCP
6 6 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.32%) MCITP
7 5 (3.60%) ISEB
7 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.72%) CNE
10 1 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.72%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (63.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.95%) vSphere
4 14 (10.07%) XenApp
5 10 (7.19%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.04%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.60%) Brightmail
9 4 (2.88%) XenServer
10 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.44%) Postfix
11 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (27.34%) SCCM
2 26 (18.71%) SCOM
3 9 (6.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (5.76%) AirWatch
5 6 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.16%) vRealize
7 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 58 (41.73%) VMware
3 30 (21.58%) Cisco
4 29 (20.86%) Citrix
5 22 (15.83%) IronPort
6 19 (13.67%) Dell
7 18 (12.95%) Symantec
8 12 (8.63%) HP
9 7 (5.04%) Intel Security
10 6 (4.32%) NetApp
10 6 (4.32%) RightFax
11 5 (3.60%) EMC
12 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.88%) Compaq
12 4 (2.88%) ThinPrint
13 3 (2.16%) AppSense
13 3 (2.16%) Clearswift
13 3 (2.16%) Polycom
14 2 (1.44%) arcserve
14 2 (1.44%) Wyse
Manchester, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: £12 - £14 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago