Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.65% 2.19% 3.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.44% 9.77% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Merseyside median daily rate £125 £313 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +8.23% +44.01%
10th Percentile £97 £290 £134
90th Percentile £180 £343 £438
North West median daily rate £280 £313 £278
% change year-on-year -10.40% +12.61% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £14.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.09% -10.38% -
10th Percentile £11.28 £13.65 £14.45
90th Percentile £14.43 £14.67 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +3.33% -

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 90 133 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 18.33% 22.43% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 65
Merseyside median daily rate £369 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £252 £294 £150
90th Percentile £598 £511 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 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 £9.60 £13.70 £14.45
90th Percentile £14.35 £17.19 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £14.93 £17.17
% change year-on-year +40.66% -13.05% +1.96%

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 20 November 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 12 £125 -60.00% 2
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Android
8 3 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
8 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
8 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
9 2 (15.38%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) Problem Management

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 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) ICT Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior ICT Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
1 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Server Building
2 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Acronis
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy