Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 110 113
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -42
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 1.08% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 7.18% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 21
Manchester median daily rate £300 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £135 £261 £98
90th Percentile £400 £355 £413
North West median daily rate £280 £325 £343
% change year-on-year -13.85% -5.11% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £28.50 - £15.00
10th Percentile £13.79 - £11.70
90th Percentile £32.00 - £159.30
North West median hourly rate £23.25 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +45.31% +16.36% -8.33%

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 443 418 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.77% 15.12% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 271 286
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £206
90th Percentile £588 £494 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £395
% change year-on-year +9.59% -7.59% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 28
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -46.55% +75.76%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £20.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -36.00% +31.58%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 - 4 £250 - 2
Rochdale - 2 £140 -
Stockport - 1 - - 6
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Office 365
6 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) Migration
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 6 (27.27%) Change Management
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) Skype
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (18.18%) Service Management
10 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (13.64%) Dell
11 3 (13.64%) SLA
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Symantec
11 3 (13.64%) ITSM
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis

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 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) Skype
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) DKIM
4 1 (4.55%) DMARC
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MaaS360
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) IronPort
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) Polycom