The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 38 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.79% 1.60% 2.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.69% 9.59% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 11
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£300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £257 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £354 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.20 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
MS Exchange
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 West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
392 292 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.52% 16.69% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 167 156
Average daily rate £363 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 34 £300 -0.82% 18
Halifax - 2 £400 -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 43 (64.18%) Active Directory
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
4 28 (41.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
7 19 (28.36%) VMware
8 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
10 14 (20.90%) LAN
10 14 (20.90%) Cisco
11 13 (19.40%) WAN
11 13 (19.40%) ITIL
11 13 (19.40%) Migration
12 12 (17.91%) MCSE
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.91%) Lync
13 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
13 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (14.93%) SQL
14 10 (14.93%) IIS
15 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (10.45%) MCITP
17 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
17 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
17 7 (10.45%) Citrix

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 28 (41.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.91%) Lync
5 10 (14.93%) IIS
6 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) LAN
2 13 (19.40%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) DHCP
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.48%) Internet
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) POP3
6 1 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Electronics
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (13.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Communications Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Exchange Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.48%) iPhone
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
4 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
1 13 (19.40%) Migration
2 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.48%) Change Management
4 3 (4.48%) High Availability
5 2 (2.99%) Time Management
5 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.99%) Server Hardening
5 2 (2.99%) Server Patching
5 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.99%) ITSM
5 2 (2.99%) Workflow
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.91%) MCSE
3 7 (10.45%) MCITP
4 6 (8.96%) MCTS
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (2.99%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (64.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.97%) vSphere
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.99%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.99%) UAG
7 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.49%) Opsview
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 3 (4.48%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) Intel
7 2 (2.99%) Tandberg
7 2 (2.99%) Lotus
7 2 (2.99%) McAfee
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
8 1 (1.49%) RightFax
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos
8 1 (1.49%) Sage
8 1 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.49%) IronPort
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Dell