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 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 61 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 46 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.50% 2.19% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.89% 12.41% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 5
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£275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £186 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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
357 282 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.40% 17.61% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 164 201
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -6 32 £270 +20.00% 9
Wakefield +3 4 £275 - 2
Bradford -10 3 £263 -38.23% 2
Halifax -1 1 £275 - 2
Heckmondwike - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 3
Pontefract - - - -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
3 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
4 48 (52.17%) VMware
5 47 (51.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (27.17%) SCCM
7 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (27.17%) Symantec
8 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (26.09%) vSphere
9 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
11 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
12 19 (20.65%) SCOM
13 18 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (19.57%) IIS
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (16.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (16.30%) Migration
16 14 (15.22%) VMware ESX
16 14 (15.22%) EMC
16 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (14.13%) NAS
17 13 (14.13%) NetBackup
18 12 (13.04%) IBM
19 11 (11.96%) MS Office
19 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (51.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (19.57%) IIS
4 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.87%) Lotus Domino
6 9 (9.78%) Lync
6 9 (9.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) NAS
2 10 (10.87%) Internet
3 8 (8.70%) LAN
3 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.70%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) VPN
4 7 (7.61%) S/MIME
4 7 (7.61%) SAN
4 7 (7.61%) Firewall
4 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications
5 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) DHCP
6 5 (5.43%) VoIP
7 4 (4.35%) MPLS
8 3 (3.26%) IPsec
9 2 (2.17%) VPLS
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.17%) DMVPN
9 2 (2.17%) HSRP
9 2 (2.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (16.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Law
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Exchange Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Desktop Support
3 13 (14.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Administrator
7 8 (8.70%) Exchange Administrator
8 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.61%) Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Exchange Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (3.26%) Service Analyst
12 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) iPhone
3 2 (2.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.78%) SUSE
8 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.17%) Linux
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.09%) UNIX
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Migration
2 10 (10.87%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.26%) Service Management
6 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.26%) ITSM
7 2 (2.17%) BCP
7 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.17%) Network Design
7 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.09%) Line Management
8 1 (1.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) CCNA
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.17%) CCSA
2 2 (2.17%) CCSE
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.17%) VCAP
2 2 (2.17%) VCP5
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.17%) MCSE
2 2 (2.17%) MCSA
2 2 (2.17%) CCNP
2 2 (2.17%) CCDA
2 2 (2.17%) CCDP
2 2 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) HND
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (26.09%) vSphere
3 14 (15.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.26%) UAG
6 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (27.17%) SCCM
2 19 (20.65%) SCOM
3 13 (14.13%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (6.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 48 (52.17%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) Symantec
4 14 (15.22%) EMC
5 12 (13.04%) IBM
6 10 (10.87%) Lotus
7 8 (8.70%) HP
7 8 (8.70%) Citrix
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco
8 7 (7.61%) Google
8 7 (7.61%) Postini
9 6 (6.52%) Sophos
10 5 (5.43%) Dell
11 4 (4.35%) NetApp
12 3 (3.26%) Veeam
13 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.17%) Remedy
13 2 (2.17%) Siemens
13 2 (2.17%) Sun
14 1 (1.09%) Juniper
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