Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.32% 1.21% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 4.73% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 17
Lancashire median daily rate £238 £153 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.74% -32.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £188 £129 £170
90th Percentile £303 £181 £291
North West median daily rate £280 £310 £280
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £16.00 -
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +3.33% -

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 87 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.16% 25.53% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 128
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £394 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -8.43% +32.31%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £223
90th Percentile £615 £552 £547
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% -44.27% -20.25%
10th Percentile £22.85 £9.19 £15.50
90th Percentile £33.95 £16.90 £36.11
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +46.67% -12.64% +2.23%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
Morecambe - 2 £190 -
Blackpool +16 1 £300 -
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
Preston - 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
4 2 (33.33%) Runbook
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop

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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (33.33%) Runbook
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
4 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec