Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 74 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 30 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.43% 2.19% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.48% 12.09% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 17
Cheshire median daily rate £295 £422 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.09% +91.82% -12.00%
10th Percentile £249 £206 £184
90th Percentile £419 £450 £500
North West median daily rate £300 £338 £230
% change year-on-year -11.11% +46.74% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.50 £10.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -39.39% +6.45%
10th Percentile £14.30 £10.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £14.23 £67.50
North West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.34 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.83% +2.43% -15.79%

MS Exchange 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 182 339 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.75% 18.15% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 219 107
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £210
90th Percentile £500 £540 £505
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 24
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.89 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.61% -20.42% +55.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.10 £13.65
90th Percentile £33.00 £34.50 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +5.00%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Chester +21 10 £280 +12.00% 1
Warrington +21 7 £280 -33.65% 8
Knutsford - 2 £350 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (70.00%) Office 365
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
6 15 (50.00%) Citrix
7 14 (46.67%) Migration
7 14 (46.67%) Skype for Business
8 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (33.33%) Local Government
11 10 (33.33%) PKI
11 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (30.00%) XenApp
12 9 (30.00%) Symantec
13 8 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
14 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (23.33%) DNS
14 7 (23.33%) SCOM
14 7 (23.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (20.00%) Server Building
15 6 (20.00%) Skype
16 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 5 (16.67%) Windows 7

MS Exchange
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (56.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (46.67%) Skype for Business
4 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (13.33%) IIS
8 2 (6.67%) Apache
8 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Office 365
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) Skype
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) DKIM
4 2 (6.67%) DMARC
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) DMZ
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SSDT
General
1 10 (33.33%) Local Government
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) BYOD
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Android
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Server Building
3 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) XenApp
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (23.33%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.67%) vMotion
5 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.33%) DameWare
5 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 3 (10.00%) Splunk
5 3 (10.00%) Trustwave
6 2 (6.67%) AppSense
6 2 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) RedGate
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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