Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 October 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.80% 2.41% 3.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.27% 9.82% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Merseyside median daily rate £125 £313 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +8.23% +44.01%
10th Percentile £97 £283 £134
90th Percentile £180 £430 £438
North West median daily rate £280 £308 £255
% change year-on-year -8.94% +20.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -10.38% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.90 £14.45
90th Percentile £15.85 £14.67 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.79% -0.93% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.12% 24.59% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 56
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £385 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.99% +13.96%
10th Percentile £250 £290 £148
90th Percentile £577 £543 £525
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £414
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.32% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -10.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.90 £14.45
90th Percentile £15.85 £15.93 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £15.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year +77.05% -9.44% +0.54%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Liverpool 0 14 £125 -59.51% 1
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Office 365
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (20.00%) Android
10 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (20.00%) AirWatch
10 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
10 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (13.33%) Cisco
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
11 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
11 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp
11 2 (13.33%) Veeam
12 1 (6.67%) Meraki

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
2 1 (6.67%) Server Patching
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Acronis
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy