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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 89 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.52% 1.95% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.82% 11.83% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £305 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £205 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £19.25 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £24.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
422 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.42% 16.47% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 167 137
Average daily rate £375 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.05 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.43 £30.80 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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 -20 25 £295 -2.47% 15
Halifax - 3 £400 -
Bradford -4 2 £350 +89.18% 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (30.88%) VMware
7 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (23.53%) LAN
10 15 (22.06%) WAN
10 15 (22.06%) ITIL
10 15 (22.06%) Cisco
10 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (19.12%) MCSE
11 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (17.65%) Lync
13 11 (16.18%) IIS
13 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (16.18%) Migration
14 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
14 10 (14.71%) Office 365
14 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.24%) SQL
16 8 (11.76%) DNS
16 8 (11.76%) SCCM
16 8 (11.76%) MCITP
16 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.65%) Lync
5 11 (16.18%) IIS
5 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) LAN
2 15 (22.06%) WAN
3 8 (11.76%) DNS
4 7 (10.29%) DHCP
5 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.88%) Internet
6 4 (5.88%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.94%) SAN
8 2 (2.94%) Firewall
8 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.94%) Skype
8 2 (2.94%) Telepresence
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.47%) POP3
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
9 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.47%) Wireless
9 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.94%) Electronics
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
1 2 (2.94%) Law
1 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) DTV
3 2 (2.94%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.88%) SUSE
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.41%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Time Management
6 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.94%) Server Hardening
6 2 (2.94%) Server Patching
6 2 (2.94%) Server Building
6 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.94%) ITSM
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.12%) MCSE
3 8 (11.76%) MCITP
4 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.82%) MCTS
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (2.94%) CCNP
7 2 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) vSphere
4 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) vCloud
6 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.88%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco
4 7 (10.29%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (4.41%) Veeam
6 3 (4.41%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 2 (2.94%) Intel
7 2 (2.94%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.47%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.47%) IronPort
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.47%) RightFax
8 1 (1.47%) Zerto
8 1 (1.47%) Dell
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Sage
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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