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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 1.74% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.30% 9.55% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £260 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +89.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £210 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £349 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +74.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
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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
238 178 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.45% 18.22% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 118 96
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +71.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 38 (73.08%) Windows
1 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 29 (55.77%) VMware
3 28 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
5 20 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (36.54%) vSphere
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
8 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (28.85%) SCCM
9 15 (28.85%) SCOM
9 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
9 15 (28.85%) Symantec
10 14 (26.92%) IIS
10 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
11 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
13 11 (21.15%) NetBackup
13 11 (21.15%) Lotus Domino
13 11 (21.15%) EMC
13 11 (21.15%) IBM
13 11 (21.15%) NAS
14 10 (19.23%) Lotus
14 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (15.38%) Migration
15 8 (15.38%) Internet
16 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (13.46%) ITIL

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 28 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (26.92%) IIS
4 11 (21.15%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (9.62%) Lync
6 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) NAS
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) MPLS
4 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.85%) DMVPN
5 2 (3.85%) HSRP
5 2 (3.85%) IPsec
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.85%) VPLS
5 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (3.85%) S/MIME
5 2 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Administrator
3 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.85%) Clustering
1 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) CMDB
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
3 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.54%) SUSE
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) UNIX
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Network Design
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.85%) BCP
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.92%) ITSM
6 1 (1.92%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.62%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) VCAP
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (3.85%) VCP5
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.85%) MCTS
3 2 (3.85%) CCSA
3 2 (3.85%) CCSE
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) CCDA
3 2 (3.85%) CCDP
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (36.54%) vSphere
3 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) SCCM
1 15 (28.85%) SCOM
2 11 (21.15%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) VMware
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Symantec
4 11 (21.15%) EMC
4 11 (21.15%) IBM
5 10 (19.23%) Lotus
6 6 (11.54%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco
8 3 (5.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Postini
9 2 (3.85%) Google
9 2 (3.85%) Sun
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.92%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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