The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 75 65
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.12% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 2.86% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £317 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  

Exchange Server 2010 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 73 210 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.57% 21.74% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 115 59
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £259 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -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 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Exchange Server 2010 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
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 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
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 2010 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warrington - 2 - - 4
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 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 2010.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Trustwave
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Skype
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (20.00%) IronPort
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Exchange Server 2010
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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Messaging Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (20.00%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 3 (30.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (20.00%) IronPort
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) VMware