Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.91% 0.53% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 2.48% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 18
Lancashire median daily rate £250 £169 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -33.85% -15.00%
10th Percentile £186 £154 £205
90th Percentile £304 £184 £460
North West median daily rate £278 £335 £283
% change year-on-year -17.16% +18.58% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £11.50
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% -9.09%

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 96 121 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.87% 21.30% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 144
Lancashire median daily rate £420 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.88% +32.31%
10th Percentile £319 £285 £223
90th Percentile £594 £560 £545
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.00 £10.10 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.27% -54.24% -19.78%
10th Percentile £22.85 £9.19 £12.38
90th Percentile £33.95 £14.48 £34.63
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -3.60% -17.81% +6.29%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Morecambe - 2 £190 -
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) CMDB
2 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (50.00%) 3G

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Runbook
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft