The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 67 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 2.14% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.00% 11.35% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £147 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £374 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
MS Exchange
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
291 229 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.44% 18.82% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 143 107
Average daily rate £336 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -62.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leeds region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leeds region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 34 (73.91%) Windows
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) LAN
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 11 (23.91%) WAN
8 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (19.57%) Lync
9 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco
10 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) Citrix
12 6 (13.04%) IIS
12 6 (13.04%) MCSE
12 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
13 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (19.57%) Lync
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) LAN
2 11 (23.91%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.52%) DHCP
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) SAN
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.17%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.17%) HSRP
7 1 (2.17%) VPLS
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) MCTS
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) VCAP
6 1 (2.17%) VCP5
6 1 (2.17%) CCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCDA
6 1 (2.17%) CCDP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) Opsview
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus
5 2 (4.35%) Tandberg
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) Sophos
6 1 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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