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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 20 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.51% 1.45% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.26% 9.81% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 15
Median daily rate £330 £300 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £381 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £102.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +753.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 216 265 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.35% 14.80% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 130 134
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £35.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 7 £345 -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (35.48%) Office 365
6 11 (35.48%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) Citrix
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) Skype for Business
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (22.58%) NAS
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) XenApp
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (19.35%) IronPort
10 6 (19.35%) vSphere
10 6 (19.35%) MS Office
11 5 (16.13%) LAN
11 5 (16.13%) Intel
11 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) RightFax
12 4 (12.90%) Webroot
12 4 (12.90%) Service Management
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003

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 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (29.03%) Skype for Business
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) NAS
2 7 (22.58%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WLAN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) 3G
7 1 (3.23%) 4G
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Messaging Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
2 6 (19.35%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) IronPort
5 5 (16.13%) Intel
5 5 (16.13%) RightFax
6 4 (12.90%) Webroot
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Polycom
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco
9 1 (3.23%) Infor
9 1 (3.23%) Lotus
9 1 (3.23%) Nokia
9 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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