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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 88 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 70 79 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.00% 1.88% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.41% 12.48% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 36
Median daily rate £305 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £174 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £9.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
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
564 633 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.13% 15.08% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 380 259
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.02 £35.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 44 £288 -7.25% 10
Cheshire +2 10 £550 +83.33% 5
Merseyside +5 8 £331 +63.58% 1
Lancashire +7 5 £140 -35.63%
Cumbria +15 1 £250 -54.95% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 102 (71.33%) Microsoft
2 97 (67.83%) Windows
3 95 (66.43%) Active Directory
4 62 (43.36%) Windows Server
5 59 (41.26%) VMware
6 45 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (31.47%) Skype for Business
7 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 38 (26.57%) SCCM
10 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (24.48%) Skype
11 35 (24.48%) Migration
12 33 (23.08%) MS Office
12 33 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 30 (20.98%) Windows 10
13 30 (20.98%) SC Cleared
14 29 (20.28%) Citrix
15 28 (19.58%) Cisco
16 27 (18.88%) SQL
16 27 (18.88%) Firewall
17 26 (18.18%) Office 365
18 25 (17.48%) SCOM
19 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
20 22 (15.38%) DNS
20 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
20 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (15.38%) 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 45 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 45 (31.47%) Skype for Business
2 39 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.50%) IIS
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.40%) Apache
7 2 (1.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.70%) CICS
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (23.08%) MS Office
2 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.48%) Skype
2 27 (18.88%) Firewall
3 22 (15.38%) DNS
4 18 (12.59%) DHCP
5 12 (8.39%) WAN
6 11 (7.69%) LAN
6 11 (7.69%) SAN
7 8 (5.59%) Unified Communications
8 7 (4.90%) VoIP
9 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.50%) Internet
10 5 (3.50%) Network Security
10 5 (3.50%) PBX
10 5 (3.50%) VLAN
10 5 (3.50%) VPN
11 4 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.10%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.10%) NAS
12 3 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Back Office
3 4 (2.80%) Local Government
3 4 (2.80%) Military
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (16.08%) Analyst
2 17 (11.89%) Architect
3 16 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Designer
6 8 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.59%) Senior Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.20%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Exchange Specialist
9 5 (3.50%) Exchange Support
9 5 (3.50%) Office 365 Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.70%) CSS
1 1 (0.70%) HTML
1 1 (0.70%) HTML5
1 1 (0.70%) LESS
1 1 (0.70%) Node.js
1 1 (0.70%) Sass
1 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Fat Client
1 10 (6.99%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) NHS
3 7 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.20%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.80%) Clustering
7 3 (2.10%) BYOD
7 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
8 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (1.40%) Tandem
8 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (67.83%) Windows
2 62 (43.36%) Windows Server
3 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (20.98%) Windows 10
5 22 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (11.19%) Linux
8 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) CentOS
12 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.70%) HPUX
12 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) Migration
2 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
2 20 (13.99%) Test Automation
3 15 (10.49%) ITIL
4 13 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 11 (7.69%) Project Management
5 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.29%) Change Management
7 6 (4.20%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.50%) ERP
8 5 (3.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.50%) Service Management
8 5 (3.50%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.50%) System Testing
8 5 (3.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.80%) CRM
9 4 (2.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 27 (18.88%) SQL
3 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.10%) C
4 3 (2.10%) Java
4 3 (2.10%) PHP
5 2 (1.40%) JCL
6 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.29%) MCSE
5 8 (5.59%) MCSA
6 6 (4.20%) CCNA
6 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.50%) ISEB
7 5 (3.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.10%) MCP
10 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.40%) MCITP
10 2 (1.40%) MCTS
11 1 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) CNE
11 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.70%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (66.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.59%) VMware ESX
4 14 (9.79%) vSphere
5 12 (8.39%) XenApp
6 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.70%) Postfix
9 1 (0.70%) vCloud
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (26.57%) SCCM
2 25 (17.48%) SCOM
3 10 (6.99%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.20%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.10%) vRealize
7 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.70%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 102 (71.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (41.26%) VMware
3 29 (20.28%) Citrix
4 28 (19.58%) Cisco
5 14 (9.79%) Intel Security
6 12 (8.39%) EMC
7 11 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.69%) IronPort
8 10 (6.99%) Clearswift
8 10 (6.99%) Dell
9 9 (6.29%) Symantec
10 7 (4.90%) HP
10 7 (4.90%) Oracle
11 4 (2.80%) Lotus
11 4 (2.80%) NetApp
12 3 (2.10%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.10%) AppSense
12 3 (2.10%) IBM
13 2 (1.40%) Polycom
13 2 (1.40%) RightFax
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