Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 44 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.62% 1.41% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 10.00% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Lancashire median daily rate £160 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +114.29% -36.00%
10th Percentile £134 £213 £125
90th Percentile £165 £385 £164
North West median daily rate £278 £280 £305
% change year-on-year -0.89% -8.20% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £160.00 - £16.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +17.86% -5.79% -0.93%

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 86 70 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.31% 14.11% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 116
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -7.38%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £302
90th Percentile £683 £615 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £396
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.72% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £23.65 £29.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.45% +103.51% -43.27%
10th Percentile £20.55 £22.85 £9.19
90th Percentile £87.00 £33.95 £20.50
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £24.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.46% +54.84% -8.82%

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 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 15 October 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
Preston +12 3 £160 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard