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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 35 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.10% 3.65% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 20.31% 10.34%
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 £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.88% 17.98% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 31
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 £198 £154 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 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 -5 1 - - 2
Sheffield -6 1 - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) POP3
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) PBX
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
4 1 (5.56%) PABX
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
3 2 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Unicenter
3 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba