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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 96 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 59 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 1.67% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.48% 11.69% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 27
Median daily rate £310 £255 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £412 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 21
Median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £10.13 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
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
563 633 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 14.31% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 397 264
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +12 39 £310 +8.77% 16
Cheshire +4 11 £500 +66.66% 7
Lancashire +9 4 £140 -37.77% 4
Merseyside -9 4 £350 -7.89% 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 70 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
3 64 (60.38%) Windows
4 40 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (33.96%) Windows Server
6 32 (30.19%) VMware
7 26 (24.53%) Firewall
8 25 (23.58%) Citrix
9 23 (21.70%) SQL
10 22 (20.75%) Office 365
11 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
11 21 (19.81%) Cisco
12 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (16.98%) Migration
13 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
14 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (15.09%) DNS
15 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (14.15%) SCCM
16 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.15%) MS Office
17 14 (13.21%) DHCP
17 14 (13.21%) Intel Security
17 14 (13.21%) VMware ESX
18 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
18 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
18 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (11.32%) Windows 7

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 40 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
3 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
4 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.66%) IBM Notes
7 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.77%) CICS
10 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Office
2 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.75%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.53%) Firewall
2 16 (15.09%) DNS
3 14 (13.21%) DHCP
4 11 (10.38%) LAN
4 11 (10.38%) Skype
4 11 (10.38%) WAN
5 8 (7.55%) SAN
5 8 (7.55%) VoIP
5 8 (7.55%) VPN
6 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.66%) Internet
7 6 (5.66%) VLAN
8 5 (4.72%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.72%) PBX
8 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.77%) Network Security
9 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.83%) Intranet
10 3 (2.83%) MPLS
10 3 (2.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (3.77%) Back Office
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
1 4 (3.77%) Local Government
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
2 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
2 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.94%) French Language
3 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Publishing
3 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Messaging Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.77%) IT Support
9 4 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) NHS
2 8 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.60%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.83%) BYOD
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) PKI
6 2 (1.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.38%) Windows
2 36 (33.96%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 11 (10.38%) Linux
9 10 (9.43%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.77%) AIX
11 4 (3.77%) HPUX
12 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.94%) Android
13 1 (0.94%) CentOS
13 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Migration
2 10 (9.43%) ITIL
3 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.55%) Project Management
5 7 (6.60%) Change Management
6 5 (4.72%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (4.72%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (3.77%) Application Discovery
7 4 (3.77%) ERP
7 4 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.77%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.77%) Validation
8 3 (2.83%) CRM
8 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.83%) Web Filtering
9 2 (1.89%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) C
4 2 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
4 2 (1.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) MCSE
4 6 (5.66%) MCSA
5 5 (4.72%) CCNA
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) MCTS
7 1 (0.94%) CASP
7 1 (0.94%) CCIE
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) CNE
7 1 (0.94%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) VMware ESX
3 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.38%) XenApp
5 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.83%) vSphere
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.94%) Postfix
8 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.94%) vCloud
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) SCCM
2 10 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 70 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) VMware
3 25 (23.58%) Citrix
4 21 (19.81%) Cisco
5 14 (13.21%) Intel Security
6 12 (11.32%) EMC
7 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.43%) Clearswift
9 8 (7.55%) HP
9 8 (7.55%) IronPort
9 8 (7.55%) Oracle
10 7 (6.60%) Dell
11 6 (5.66%) Lotus
12 5 (4.72%) Symantec
13 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.83%) IBM
14 2 (1.89%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.89%) Trend Micro
14 2 (1.89%) Veeam
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