Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Exchange Support
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +110
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Support 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.39% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £95 -
North West median daily rate £155 £180 £305
% change year-on-year -13.89% -40.98% -7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £10.25
% change year-on-year +11.54% +26.83% -24.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,218 1,265 1,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.83% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 888 1,011
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £235
90th Percentile £538 £614 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 56 51
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £34.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £17.62 £16.22
% change year-on-year +9.25% +8.66% -20.90%

Exchange Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Exchange Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Support in Cheshire

Exchange Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Support in Cheshire

Exchange Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Support in Cheshire

Exchange Support
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 Support within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 4 - - 1
Exchange Support
North West

Exchange Support Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Exchange Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Exchange Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Exchange Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft