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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 31 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 49 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.63% 2.43% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.90% 12.36% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £125 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -55.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £95 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
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
205 178 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.38% 19.67% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 118
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.17% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 October 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 22 October 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (81.54%) Active Directory
2 46 (70.77%) Windows
3 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (55.38%) VMware
5 33 (50.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (38.46%) vSphere
7 23 (35.38%) Symantec
8 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (30.77%) SCCM
9 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (27.69%) SCOM
12 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (26.15%) IIS
13 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.54%) Windows XP
14 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
14 13 (20.00%) NetBackup
15 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (16.92%) Migration
16 11 (16.92%) IBM
16 11 (16.92%) EMC
16 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (16.92%) NAS
16 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
17 9 (13.85%) Lotus
17 9 (13.85%) Lotus Domino
17 9 (13.85%) SUSE

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (50.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (26.15%) IIS
4 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (13.85%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (12.31%) Lync
7 7 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
10 2 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
1 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) NAS
2 8 (12.31%) Internet
3 7 (10.77%) Unified Communications
3 7 (10.77%) S/MIME
4 5 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 3 (4.62%) DNS
6 3 (4.62%) LAN
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall
7 2 (3.08%) DHCP
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
8 1 (1.54%) WLAN
8 1 (1.54%) WAN
8 1 (1.54%) MPLS
8 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Replication
2 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) CMDB
2 1 (1.54%) PKI
2 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.54%) Windows XP
5 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.85%) SUSE
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) UNIX
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.69%) ITIL
3 5 (7.69%) Service Management
4 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.62%) ITSM
6 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.54%) High Availability
7 1 (1.54%) Change Control
7 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) CCNA
1 1 (1.54%) MCSE
1 1 (1.54%) MCSA
1 1 (1.54%) MCP
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 53 (81.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) vSphere
3 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) UAG
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) SCCM
2 18 (27.69%) SCOM
3 13 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (55.38%) VMware
3 23 (35.38%) Symantec
4 11 (16.92%) IBM
4 11 (16.92%) EMC
5 9 (13.85%) Lotus
6 7 (10.77%) HP
6 7 (10.77%) Postini
6 7 (10.77%) Google
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco
8 5 (7.69%) NetApp
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) Veeam
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 3 (4.62%) Remedy
11 2 (3.08%) BMC
11 2 (3.08%) Sun
12 1 (1.54%) Juniper
12 1 (1.54%) McAfee
12 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
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