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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 83 60
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 37 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.64% 1.18% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.41% 7.95% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
Median daily rate £428 £205 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.53% -33.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £152 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.60% -17.76%  

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 201 264 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.37% 14.77% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Stockport +8 3 - - 4
Oldham - 2 £140 - 1
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (73.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
4 32 (57.14%) Windows
5 26 (46.43%) Office 365
5 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
6 22 (39.29%) VMware
7 20 (35.71%) DNS
8 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (30.36%) Skype for Business
10 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (25.00%) ITIL
13 13 (23.21%) DHCP
14 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
15 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (17.86%) Skype
16 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
16 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
16 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
16 9 (16.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 8 (14.29%) LAN
17 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 7 (12.50%) Proofpoint
18 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
18 7 (12.50%) MCP

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 41 (73.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (30.36%) Skype for Business
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (16.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.57%) Confluence
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 26 (46.43%) Office 365
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) Yammer
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
3 10 (17.86%) Skype
4 8 (14.29%) LAN
5 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 6 (10.71%) NAS
6 6 (10.71%) VoIP
7 5 (8.93%) VPN
8 4 (7.14%) Internet
8 4 (7.14%) SAN
8 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.36%) PPTP
9 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 3 (5.36%) WLAN
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.79%) Firewall
11 1 (1.79%) Network Security
11 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Messaging Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Officer
5 4 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Support
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support
6 3 (5.36%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.93%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.36%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (12.50%) Password Management
3 5 (8.93%) Change Management
3 5 (8.93%) DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) Compliance Management
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (1.79%) ITSM
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCP
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.79%) SafeCom
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix
3 7 (12.50%) Proofpoint
3 7 (12.50%) Symantec
4 6 (10.71%) IronPort
5 5 (8.93%) Adobe
5 5 (8.93%) Intel
5 5 (8.93%) RightFax
6 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.14%) Synology
6 4 (7.14%) Veeam
7 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 3 (5.36%) CommVault
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) HP
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