Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.60% 2.44% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.51% 9.93% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Merseyside median daily rate £213 £313 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +40.45% +10.97%
10th Percentile £113 £283 £152
90th Percentile £325 £430 £472
North West median daily rate £300 £336 £230
% change year-on-year -10.78% +46.20% -13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -1.10% -
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.90 £13.65
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.67 £17.95
North West median hourly rate £14.75 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.10% -13.43%

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 139 151 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 22.60% 24.51% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 43
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £372 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -0.93% +24.79%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £190
90th Percentile £559 £519 £549
North West median daily rate £375 £389 £400
% change year-on-year -3.54% -2.81% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.90 £13.65
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.67 £17.95
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £19.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.72% +11.11% -4.25%

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 23 August 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 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 23 August 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 -2 14 £213 -31.17% 2
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 (81.25%) Active Directory
1 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Android
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
8 3 (18.75%) OneDrive
8 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) IIS
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) Internet
9 2 (12.50%) Blackberry

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 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
2 1 (6.25%) Server Building
2 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Acronis
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy