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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 70 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 31 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.33% 2.49% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.51% 11.51% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £124
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +152.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £147 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £9.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +40.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
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
295 252 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.15% 21.61% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 163 107
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £9.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 April 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 24 April 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 33 (78.57%) Windows
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 13 (30.95%) VMware
5 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
6 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
7 9 (21.43%) LAN
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (19.05%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) MCSE
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (14.29%) Citrix
10 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (14.29%) Lync
11 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.90%) DNS
11 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.90%) IIS
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
12 4 (9.52%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Lync
5 5 (11.90%) IIS
6 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 7 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) SSL
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) BGP
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) OSPF
6 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.76%) VRRP
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) IPsec
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) VPLS
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) High Availability
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) BCP
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) MCTS
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) CCDP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) CCSA
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
5 2 (4.76%) VCAP
5 2 (4.76%) VCP5
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Opsview
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Lotus
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.38%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
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