Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.28% 2.84% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.73% 13.27% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Merseyside median daily rate £181 £125 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -60.00% +30.21%
10th Percentile £134 £97 £283
90th Percentile £314 £180 £430
North West median daily rate £275 £280 £305
% change year-on-year -1.79% -8.20% +20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Merseyside median hourly rate - £12.50 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.83% -10.38%
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +17.86% -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 66 113 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.41% 21.36% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 76
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £338 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.34% +1.32%
10th Percentile £138 £250 £289
90th Percentile £538 £576 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.83% -10.38%
North West median hourly rate £22.83 £24.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -4.90% +57.38% -10.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 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 18 October 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
Liverpool +5 11 £200 +60.00% 6
Wirral - 2 - -
Southport - 1 - -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) Office 365
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (20.00%) MCDST
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) MCSA
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Intranet
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (20.00%) SCOM
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) PSTN
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCDST
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media