Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 58 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 1.67% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.06% 11.65% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 30
Manchester median daily rate £350 £296 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.14% -4.44% +12.73%
10th Percentile £103 £136 £117
90th Percentile £480 £550 £398
North West median daily rate £288 £310 £278
% change year-on-year -7.26% +11.71% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Manchester median hourly rate £16.35 £20.73 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +38.20% -
10th Percentile £11.44 £16.20 £10.80
90th Percentile £168.75 £20.73 £23.83
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 481 515 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.29% 14.36% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 320 380
Manchester median daily rate £425 £380 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -6.46% +21.27%
10th Percentile £218 £223 £250
90th Percentile £600 £538 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £413
% change year-on-year +1.27% -4.24% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 31
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +34.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £38.08 £32.25
North West median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +53.33% -14.29% +4.20%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Stockport +11 7 £163 - 3
Altrincham - 4 £275 - 1
Bolton +1 3 £400 +19.40% 1
Rochdale - 3 - -
Oldham - 1 £105 - 1
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
1 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 38 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (62.07%) Windows
4 32 (55.17%) Office 365
5 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
6 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (34.48%) ITIL
9 19 (32.76%) DNS
10 17 (29.31%) VMware
10 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (27.59%) DHCP
12 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
12 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (20.69%) Skype for Business
13 12 (20.69%) LAN
14 11 (18.97%) VoIP
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.97%) Skype
15 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
15 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
16 8 (13.79%) WAN
16 8 (13.79%) Cisco
16 8 (13.79%) Citrix
16 8 (13.79%) MCP
16 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
16 8 (13.79%) Unified Communications

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 38 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (20.69%) Skype for Business
4 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) Yammer
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) DNS
2 16 (27.59%) DHCP
3 12 (20.69%) LAN
4 11 (18.97%) Skype
4 11 (18.97%) VoIP
5 8 (13.79%) Unified Communications
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
6 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (8.62%) Firewall
7 5 (8.62%) Internet
7 5 (8.62%) NAS
7 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.17%) ISDN
8 3 (5.17%) PPTP
8 3 (5.17%) SAN
9 2 (3.45%) 3G
9 2 (3.45%) 4G
9 2 (3.45%) ADSL
10 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MorphX
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Support
4 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Officer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.90%) iPhone
4 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) BYOD
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Android
8 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (12.07%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (12.07%) Password Management
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Compliance Management
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Break/Fix
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.17%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Service Management
5 3 (5.17%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Information Management
6 2 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) X++
3 2 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) MCP
2 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.72%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 7 (12.07%) Proofpoint
5 6 (10.34%) Symantec
6 5 (8.62%) Dell
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Adobe
7 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.90%) Synology
7 4 (6.90%) Veeam
8 3 (5.17%) Avaya
8 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.45%) Lotus
9 2 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.72%) IronPort
10 1 (1.72%) Snow
10 1 (1.72%) Xerox