The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 62 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 2.70% 2.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 14.39% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £114 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £301 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.91% -4.30%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
283 285 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.69% 18.80% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 134 195
Average daily rate £365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

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 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 31 July 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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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 -11 21 £303 +21.00% 21
Bradford -1 2 £185 +68.18%
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Huddersfield - 2 - - 3
Wakefield +3 1 - - 3
Keighley - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Castleford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (71.05%) Windows
3 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
4 32 (42.11%) VMware
5 21 (27.63%) Cisco
5 21 (27.63%) vSphere
6 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (26.32%) SQL
7 19 (25.00%) HP
8 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (22.37%) EMC
10 15 (19.74%) SAN
10 15 (19.74%) Migration
10 15 (19.74%) Firewall
10 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
11 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
12 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
12 13 (17.11%) VPN
12 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
12 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
12 13 (17.11%) MS Office
12 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
13 12 (15.79%) Lync
13 12 (15.79%) ITIL
14 11 (14.47%) NetApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (15.79%) Lync
5 11 (14.47%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.95%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) SAN
1 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.11%) VPN
4 9 (11.84%) Wireless
5 8 (10.53%) IPsec
5 8 (10.53%) MPLS
5 8 (10.53%) NAS
6 7 (9.21%) LAN
7 6 (7.89%) WAN
8 5 (6.58%) SMTP
9 4 (5.26%) DHCP
9 4 (5.26%) DNS
9 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.95%) S/MIME
10 3 (3.95%) FTP
11 1 (1.32%) WLAN
11 1 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Analyst
1 12 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Consultant
3 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (6.58%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Server Support
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Tester
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) XMPP
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 5 (6.58%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
1 5 (6.58%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.32%) Statistics
3 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
4 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) UNIX
7 3 (3.95%) Linux
8 2 (2.63%) SUSE
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Migration
2 12 (15.79%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Data Management
3 8 (10.53%) Master Data Management
3 8 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (7.89%) Scrum
4 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.32%) Time Management
8 1 (1.32%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) MCSE
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MCITP
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) MCP
2 1 (1.32%) MCSA
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) vSphere
3 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
4 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (10.53%) Xen
7 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (3.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.63%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) Cisco
4 19 (25.00%) HP
5 17 (22.37%) EMC
6 11 (14.47%) NetApp
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle
7 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 7 (9.21%) IBM
9 5 (6.58%) Citrix
9 5 (6.58%) Symantec
10 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 3 (3.95%) Google
10 3 (3.95%) Postini
10 3 (3.95%) Veeam
11 2 (2.63%) BMC
12 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.32%) Brocade
12 1 (1.32%) McAfee
12 1 (1.32%) Juniper
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