Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 April 2018 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.58% 1.09% 3.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 8.00% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 22
Lancashire median daily rate £388 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +3.66% +78.26%
10th Percentile £294 £203 £253
90th Percentile £471 £534 £460
North West median daily rate £280 £325 £343
% change year-on-year -13.85% -5.11% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £11.48
90th Percentile £23.75 - £13.58
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% +16.36% -8.33%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 82 75 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.74% 13.61% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 121
Lancashire median daily rate £430 £380 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +3.54% +4.86%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £253
90th Percentile £603 £550 £494
North West median daily rate £400 £370 £390
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -8.33% -67.57%
10th Percentile £21.25 £10.10 £11.55
90th Percentile £23.75 £13.30 £20.54
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -36.00% +31.58%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Lancashire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Lancashire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Blackpool - 2 £388 -
Chorley - 1 - - 4
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) SFIA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec