The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 27 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 139 147
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.75% 2.80% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Median daily rate £345 £369 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.44% -26.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £436 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -6.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.96%  

Exchange Server 2007 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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 400 678 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.49% 17.67% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 372 295
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% +43.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Exchange Server 2007
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Exchange Server 2007 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2007 in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2007 in the North West

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +8 6 £345 +13.11%
Cheshire +29 5 £413 -2.94%
Exchange Server 2007
England

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 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 North West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2007.

1 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Office 365
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) IronPort
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (33.33%) RightFax
8 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 5 (33.33%) Intel
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) Dell
9 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
9 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (20.00%) Skype
10 3 (20.00%) Splunk
10 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2007
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Messaging Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) IronPort
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Intel
3 5 (33.33%) RightFax
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds