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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.62% 1.51% 3.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.71% 6.54% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 18
Average daily rate
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£309 £195 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £103 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £306 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.10 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.46 £11.90 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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
197 214 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.09% 23.04% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 119 127
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (77.08%) Windows
3 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
4 25 (52.08%) VMware
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (37.50%) vSphere
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (33.33%) Cisco
7 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (31.25%) HP
9 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
9 14 (29.17%) Lync
10 13 (27.08%) VPN
11 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (25.00%) NetApp
12 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
12 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (22.92%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (20.83%) Firewall
14 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.75%) SCCM
14 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.75%) EMC
14 9 (18.75%) Wireless
15 8 (16.67%) IPsec
15 8 (16.67%) SAN
15 8 (16.67%) Symantec
15 8 (16.67%) MPLS
15 8 (16.67%) MySQL
15 8 (16.67%) Oracle

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (29.17%) Lync
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.33%) IIS
7 3 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) VPN
2 10 (20.83%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) Wireless
3 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (16.67%) MPLS
4 8 (16.67%) IPsec
5 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 5 (10.42%) S/MIME
7 4 (8.33%) DNS
7 4 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
8 2 (4.17%) NAS
9 1 (2.08%) VLAN
9 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.08%) WLAN
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (14.58%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XMPP
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX
8 2 (4.17%) Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Data Management
1 8 (16.67%) Master Data Management
1 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Service Management
4 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (2.08%) Online Security
7 1 (2.08%) ERP
7 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) MCSE
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) MCP
2 1 (2.08%) MCSA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) vSphere
3 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.92%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (16.67%) Xen
7 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 15 (31.25%) HP
5 12 (25.00%) NetApp
6 9 (18.75%) EMC
7 8 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (16.67%) Symantec
8 7 (14.58%) IBM
9 5 (10.42%) Citrix
9 5 (10.42%) Google
9 5 (10.42%) Postini
10 3 (6.25%) Veeam
11 2 (4.17%) Remedy
11 2 (4.17%) BMC
11 2 (4.17%) Dell
12 1 (2.08%) Juniper
12 1 (2.08%) Sun
12 1 (2.08%) Lotus
12 1 (2.08%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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