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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 94 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 54 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 2.48% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 18.43% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 25
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£215 £253 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £133 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.52 £24.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
576 407 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.69% 13.46% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 217 181
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 35
Average hourly rate £16.84 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -19 22 £215 +7.50% 21
Cheshire -11 18 £215 -14.00% 18
Merseyside -7 6 £270 - 6
Lancashire -9 6 £230 -12.38% 4
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 112 (91.80%) Windows
2 90 (73.77%) Active Directory
3 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
4 58 (47.54%) VMware
5 55 (45.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (43.44%) Citrix
7 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (32.79%) Windows 7
9 33 (27.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (19.67%) Windows XP
11 24 (19.67%) Hyper-V
12 22 (18.03%) MS Office
12 22 (18.03%) SQL
12 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
13 19 (15.57%) NetApp
14 18 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (14.75%) SCCM
15 17 (13.93%) Migration
15 17 (13.93%) Cisco
15 17 (13.93%) WAN
16 16 (13.11%) LAN
16 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
16 16 (13.11%) ITIL
16 16 (13.11%) XenApp
17 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (10.66%) Firewall
18 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
18 13 (10.66%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (45.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (9.02%) IBM Notes
5 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.74%) Lync
7 5 (4.10%) IIS
8 2 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.82%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (18.03%) MS Office
2 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.82%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) WAN
2 16 (13.11%) LAN
3 13 (10.66%) Firewall
3 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.66%) SAN
4 12 (9.84%) DNS
5 10 (8.20%) DHCP
6 6 (4.92%) MPLS
6 6 (4.92%) VPN
7 4 (3.28%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.46%) VLAN
9 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.64%) ISDN
9 2 (1.64%) VoIP
9 2 (1.64%) SSL
10 1 (0.82%) SMS
10 1 (0.82%) ADSL
10 1 (0.82%) Internet
10 1 (0.82%) BGP
10 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 8 (6.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (20.49%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (15.57%) Support Engineer
4 18 (14.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.56%) Architect
9 7 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
11 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Server Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) IT Support
12 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.10%) iPhone
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
4 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.82%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.82%) Handset
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 112 (91.80%) Windows
2 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (32.79%) Windows 7
4 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (19.67%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.46%) Linux
10 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.82%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.93%) Migration
2 16 (13.11%) ITIL
3 5 (4.10%) Project Management
3 5 (4.10%) Service Management
4 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
5 3 (2.46%) PRINCE
5 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.46%) Change Management
5 3 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.46%) Data Analysis
5 3 (2.46%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.46%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.64%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.64%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (1.64%) Email Migration
6 2 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) VB
3 3 (2.46%) VBA
4 2 (1.64%) VBScript
5 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.56%) CCNA
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.46%) MCSE
4 3 (2.46%) MCSA
4 3 (2.46%) MCP
4 3 (2.46%) MCITP
4 3 (2.46%) Degree
5 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CCNP
6 1 (0.82%) CCEA
6 1 (0.82%) CCA
6 1 (0.82%) HNC
6 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.82%) MCTS
6 1 (0.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.67%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.11%) XenApp
5 9 (7.38%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.74%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.46%) XenServer
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.82%) Xen
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.75%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.64%) WSUS
4 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 58 (47.54%) VMware
3 53 (43.44%) Citrix
4 19 (15.57%) NetApp
5 17 (13.93%) Cisco
6 11 (9.02%) Lotus
7 7 (5.74%) EMC
8 5 (4.10%) HP
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle
8 5 (4.10%) McAfee
9 4 (3.28%) Veeam
9 4 (3.28%) Juniper
9 4 (3.28%) Apple
9 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.46%) Dell
10 3 (2.46%) Symantec
10 3 (2.46%) Sophos
10 3 (2.46%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.64%) IronPort
11 2 (1.64%) Websense
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