Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 July 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 51 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.59% 2.09% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.41% 13.95% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 24
Manchester median daily rate £300 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £156 £104 £155
90th Percentile £388 £475 £409
North West median daily rate £280 £300 £338
% change year-on-year -6.67% -11.11% +46.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Manchester median hourly rate £24.00 £87.25 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.49% +320.89% +53.56%
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.69 £14.10
90th Percentile £32.00 £168.75 £125.29
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £14.34
% change year-on-year +58.73% +9.83% +2.43%

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 490 423 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.26% 15.00% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 252 299
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £170 £211
90th Percentile £588 £538 £519
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 11
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -55.56% +148.28%
10th Percentile £12.76 £10.02 £15.00
90th Percentile £56.13 £143.20 £193.75
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +75.00% -21.53% -2.90%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Salford - 8 £250 - 1
Stockport +2 2 £185 - 1
Rochdale -3 2 - -
Bolton +3 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 34 (66.67%) Office 365
2 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
4 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
5 19 (37.25%) Cisco
6 17 (33.33%) VMware
6 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (29.41%) Skype for Business
7 15 (29.41%) Skype
8 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (27.45%) Citrix
9 13 (25.49%) ITIL
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
10 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 12 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (21.57%) DHCP
12 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (17.65%) SCCM
13 9 (17.65%) LAN
13 9 (17.65%) Migration
13 9 (17.65%) WAN
14 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
15 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
15 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (13.73%) SQL
15 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (11.76%) VBScript
16 6 (11.76%) VB
16 6 (11.76%) Blackberry

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (29.41%) Skype for Business
3 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.88%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (66.67%) Office 365
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) G Suite
3 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Skype
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
3 11 (21.57%) DHCP
4 9 (17.65%) LAN
4 9 (17.65%) WAN
5 5 (9.80%) SAN
6 3 (5.88%) VoIP
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
8 1 (1.96%) DKIM
8 1 (1.96%) DMARC
8 1 (1.96%) SMS
8 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Field Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) BCP
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (7.84%) ITSM
7 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.96%) Release Management
9 1 (1.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) VB
3 6 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) CCNA
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.88%) MCITP
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.76%) vSphere
5 6 (11.76%) XenApp
6 5 (9.80%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.92%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.88%) MaaS360
3 3 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Cisco
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (27.45%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) IronPort
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (3.92%) arcserve
7 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.92%) Kaspersky
7 2 (3.92%) McAfee
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) Polycom
8 1 (1.96%) RightFax
8 1 (1.96%) SAP