The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 50 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.73% 1.70% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.65% 8.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Average daily rate £313 £124 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.52% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.21% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £9.45 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
253 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.57% 20.39% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 121
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
4 19 (41.30%) Cisco
4 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
6 15 (32.61%) Firewall
7 14 (30.43%) MS Office
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (28.26%) vSphere
8 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
8 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
8 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.09%) HP
9 12 (26.09%) SQL
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (23.91%) EMC
10 11 (23.91%) Lync
11 10 (21.74%) VPN
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) SAN
12 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (17.39%) Master Data Management
13 8 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (17.39%) NetApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (23.91%) Lync
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (15.22%) IIS
6 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
2 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) VPN
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
4 8 (17.39%) MPLS
4 8 (17.39%) Wireless
4 8 (17.39%) IPsec
5 7 (15.22%) NAS
6 6 (13.04%) DNS
6 6 (13.04%) LAN
6 6 (13.04%) WAN
7 4 (8.70%) SMTP
8 3 (6.52%) DHCP
9 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.35%) VLAN
10 1 (2.17%) VoIP
10 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.87%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) XMPP
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Master Data Management
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (17.39%) Data Management
3 5 (10.87%) Scrum
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Online Security
7 1 (2.17%) ERP
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCSE
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 13 (28.26%) vSphere
4 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (17.39%) Xen
5 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.52%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (4.35%) UAG
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.17%) XenApp
9 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) HP
4 11 (23.91%) EMC
5 8 (17.39%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 7 (15.22%) Citrix
6 7 (15.22%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) AppSense
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago