The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.04% 1.90% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -6.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.96%  

Exchange Server 2007 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 211 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.42% 21.66% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 115 57
Median daily rate £355 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £261 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Exchange Server 2007
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Exchange Server 2007 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Chester +8 1 - -
Exchange Server 2007
North West

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds