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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.77% 1.48% 3.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.89% 6.39% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 19
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£305 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £104 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
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 £15.73 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +6.45%
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
188 219 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.61% 23.15% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 124 127
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 £210 £125 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £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 2 September 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 2 September 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (73.91%) Windows
4 24 (52.17%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (34.78%) vSphere
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco
8 13 (28.26%) HP
9 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
9 12 (26.09%) Lync
10 11 (23.91%) VPN
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.74%) NetApp
11 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
12 9 (19.57%) Symantec
12 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (17.39%) SAN
13 8 (17.39%) Firewall
13 8 (17.39%) SCOM
13 8 (17.39%) Migration
14 7 (15.22%) Wireless
14 7 (15.22%) EMC
14 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2010
2 12 (26.09%) Lync
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) IIS
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.52%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) VPN
2 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) Wireless
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) MPLS
4 6 (13.04%) IPsec
4 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 5 (10.87%) S/MIME
6 4 (8.70%) DNS
6 4 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) LAN
7 2 (4.35%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.17%) WLAN
8 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XMPP
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Data Management
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.04%) Master Data Management
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (8.70%) Service Management
4 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.52%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Online Security
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCSE
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) vSphere
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (13.04%) Xen
6 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) SCOM
3 5 (10.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 13 (28.26%) HP
5 10 (21.74%) NetApp
6 9 (19.57%) Symantec
7 7 (15.22%) EMC
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Google
9 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (10.87%) IBM
9 5 (10.87%) Postini
10 3 (6.52%) Veeam
11 2 (4.35%) Dell
11 2 (4.35%) Remedy
11 2 (4.35%) BMC
12 1 (2.17%) Lotus
12 1 (2.17%) McAfee
12 1 (2.17%) Brocade
12 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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