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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 78 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 24 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.50% 1.60% 3.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.64% 9.88% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate
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£295 £303 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £249 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.25 £13.20 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.92% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.71 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.16 £11.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -12.85%
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
314 172 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.64% 16.17% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 103 117
Average daily rate £365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
3 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (28.57%) VMware
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco
9 12 (21.43%) LAN
9 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (19.64%) WAN
10 11 (19.64%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) MCSE
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.86%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) IIS
11 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.86%) Lync
12 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.07%) Migration
13 8 (14.29%) MCITP
13 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
15 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
15 6 (10.71%) Citrix
15 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (41.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (17.86%) Lync
4 10 (17.86%) IIS
5 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) LAN
2 11 (19.64%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) DHCP
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications
4 4 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) POP3
7 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Project Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.14%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
3 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.36%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Server Hardening
6 2 (3.57%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.57%) Time Management
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) CRM
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) MCITP
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (10.71%) MCTS
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.36%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (5.36%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (3.57%) Intel
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) Tandberg
6 2 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (1.79%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) HP
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