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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
North West / Merseyside
Rank 28 35 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.43% 1.48% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 7.04% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £200 £190 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -62.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £162 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 66 71 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.56% 21.01% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 29
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +8.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Merseyside

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +7 9 £163 -14.47% 3
Wirral - 1 £250 - 1
MS Exchange
North West

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 4 (21.05%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (21.05%) F5
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) Solaris
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) NetApp
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Support
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Email Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Acronis
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
Liverpool, Merseyside
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