The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.85% 3.57% 2.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 21.82% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate - £272 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +98.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £265 £255
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.07% 16.37% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 33
Average daily rate £280 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £159 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster -4 2 - -
Rotherham - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) SCOM
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Back Office
8 3 (18.75%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) PABX
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) B2C
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
2 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle