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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 1.55% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 8.47% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£298 £225 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.22% -43.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £390 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.11%
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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
200 177 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.50% 18.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 108 123
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
2 43 (71.67%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (53.33%) VMware
5 31 (51.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (35.00%) vSphere
8 19 (31.67%) Symantec
9 18 (30.00%) SCCM
10 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
10 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (26.67%) Windows XP
11 16 (26.67%) SCOM
11 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (25.00%) IIS
13 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
14 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (18.33%) VMware ESX
16 11 (18.33%) Migration
16 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
16 11 (18.33%) IBM
16 11 (18.33%) EMC
16 11 (18.33%) NAS
17 10 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
17 10 (16.67%) Lotus
18 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
19 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 31 (51.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (25.00%) IIS
4 10 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
5 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (10.00%) Lync
7 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) NAS
2 8 (13.33%) Internet
3 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 5 (8.33%) S/MIME
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
5 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 3 (5.00%) MPLS
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (3.33%) OSPF
6 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.33%) VRRP
6 2 (3.33%) BGP
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (3.33%) VPLS
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Administrator
3 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) PKI
1 1 (1.67%) CMDB
1 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.33%) SUSE
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.67%) UNIX
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Migration
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.33%) BCP
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.33%) Network Design
6 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.67%) Change Control
7 1 (1.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) MCSE
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CISSP
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) CCNA
2 2 (3.33%) CCDA
2 2 (3.33%) CCDP
2 2 (3.33%) MCSA
2 2 (3.33%) CCSA
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.33%) CCSE
2 2 (3.33%) VCAP
2 2 (3.33%) VCP5
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) vSphere
3 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (18.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) UAG
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) SCCM
2 16 (26.67%) SCOM
3 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 19 (31.67%) Symantec
4 11 (18.33%) IBM
4 11 (18.33%) EMC
5 10 (16.67%) Lotus
6 5 (8.33%) Google
6 5 (8.33%) Postini
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy