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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 84 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.28% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 7.42% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 14
Median daily rate £360 £120 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -58.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £120 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £284 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £294
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.03 £15.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -

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
258 337 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.94% 17.24% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 226 212
Median daily rate £425 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.03 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £14.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 5 £360 +200.00% 13
Huddersfield - 4 - -
Batley - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £375 - 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 23 (82.14%) Windows
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (25.00%) LAN
8 7 (25.00%) WAN
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) SCCM
9 6 (21.43%) SCOM
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) MS Office
11 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (14.29%) Migration
11 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
12 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Identity Management Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Server Building
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCA
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) Docker
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 2 (7.14%) VMware GSX
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
1 6 (21.43%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard