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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 57 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.62% 2.43% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.68% 12.70% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £225 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £165 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £388 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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
218 189 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.85% 19.11% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 121 148
Average daily rate £338 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.68 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £13.40 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.74 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 51 (78.46%) Active Directory
2 45 (69.23%) Windows
3 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
4 36 (55.38%) VMware
5 33 (50.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (35.38%) vSphere
6 23 (35.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (32.31%) Symantec
8 19 (29.23%) SCCM
8 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (26.15%) SCOM
10 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.15%) IIS
11 15 (23.08%) Windows XP
12 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (18.46%) Migration
15 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
15 11 (16.92%) NetBackup
15 11 (16.92%) IBM
15 11 (16.92%) EMC
15 11 (16.92%) NAS
15 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (13.85%) SUSE
16 9 (13.85%) Lotus
16 9 (13.85%) Lotus Domino

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (35.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (26.15%) IIS
4 11 (16.92%) 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 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
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%) S/MIME
3 7 (10.77%) Unified Communications
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) SAN
5 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 3 (4.62%) DNS
6 3 (4.62%) WAN
6 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.62%) MPLS
7 2 (3.08%) OSPF
7 2 (3.08%) BGP
7 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.08%) VRRP
7 2 (3.08%) IPsec
7 2 (3.08%) VPLS
7 2 (3.08%) SSL
7 2 (3.08%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
1 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Clustering
1 1 (1.54%) PKI
1 1 (1.54%) CMDB
1 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
1 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.85%) SUSE
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 4 (6.15%) Project Management
4 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (4.62%) Service Management
5 3 (4.62%) ITSM
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.08%) BCP
6 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.08%) Network Design
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) CCNA
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCSE
2 2 (3.08%) MCSA
2 2 (3.08%) CCNP
2 2 (3.08%) CCDA
2 2 (3.08%) CCDP
2 2 (3.08%) CISSP
2 2 (3.08%) CCSA
2 2 (3.08%) CCSE
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.08%) VCAP
2 2 (3.08%) VCP5
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 51 (78.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.38%) vSphere
3 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) SCCM
2 17 (26.15%) SCOM
3 11 (16.92%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (55.38%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Symantec
4 11 (16.92%) IBM
4 11 (16.92%) EMC
5 9 (13.85%) Lotus
6 7 (10.77%) Google
6 7 (10.77%) Postini
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
7 5 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) Sun
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) Remedy
10 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
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