The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / Yorkshire
Rank 96 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.25% 1.55% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.30% 8.64% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 26
Median daily rate £315 £138 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.09% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £120 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.68 £15.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.49% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.80 £12.00
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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
370 509 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.12% 17.89% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 334 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +14 13 £360 +200.00% 20
South Yorkshire -7 9 £224 +10.49% 4
North Yorkshire +9 4 £183 -39.16%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 53 (76.81%) Active Directory
3 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 43 (62.32%) VMware
5 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
6 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (34.78%) SCCM
9 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
10 21 (30.43%) ITIL
11 18 (26.09%) Citrix
12 13 (18.84%) DNS
12 13 (18.84%) DHCP
12 13 (18.84%) Firewall
13 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.39%) MS Office
13 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
14 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.94%) Internet
15 10 (14.49%) SLA
15 10 (14.49%) Linux
15 10 (14.49%) Migration
15 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (13.04%) Network Security
16 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
16 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.39%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) DHCP
1 13 (18.84%) DNS
1 13 (18.84%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.94%) Internet
4 9 (13.04%) LAN
4 9 (13.04%) Network Security
5 8 (11.59%) SAN
5 8 (11.59%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) FTP
6 3 (4.35%) NAS
6 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.90%) SMTP
7 2 (2.90%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) ADSL
8 1 (1.45%) Broadband
8 1 (1.45%) HTTP
8 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (11.59%) Law
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Service Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) iSeries
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Social Network
4 1 (1.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.49%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Solaris
9 2 (2.90%) Unix
9 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Migration
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.14%) Service Management
5 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (5.80%) High Availability
6 4 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.80%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Server Building
7 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) MCSE
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.90%) CCA
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (76.81%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.14%) vSphere
5 6 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.80%) XenApp
7 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.90%) Docker
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.90%) vCloud
9 2 (2.90%) VMware GSX
9 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) SCOM
3 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.25%) WSUS
6 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.80%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Puppet
9 1 (1.45%) DameWare
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Opsview
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.45%) vMotion
9 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 43 (62.32%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Symantec
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) Veritas
7 5 (7.25%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 3 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.90%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Sun
9 2 (2.90%) Veeam
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) CommVault
10 1 (1.45%) Intel
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Lotus