The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 68 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 44 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.89% 2.84% 3.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.58% 15.15% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 29
Average daily rate
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£305 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.20 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £25.20 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
380 396 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.30% 18.74% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 196 243
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 28
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire -8 29 £305 +35.55% 33
North Yorkshire +4 6 £303 - 7
South Yorkshire -3 5 £85 -58.53% 7
East Yorkshire -5 4 £320 +113.33% 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 76 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 72 (72.00%) Windows
3 68 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 38 (38.00%) VMware
5 28 (28.00%) MS Office
5 28 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
8 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (24.00%) SQL
10 23 (23.00%) Windows XP
11 22 (22.00%) HP
11 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
11 22 (22.00%) vSphere
11 22 (22.00%) Windows 7
12 21 (21.00%) Cisco
12 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
13 20 (20.00%) SAN
13 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (18.00%) EMC
16 17 (17.00%) ITIL
17 16 (16.00%) Migration
17 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
18 15 (15.00%) Firewall
19 14 (14.00%) IIS
19 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.00%) Citrix
20 13 (13.00%) VPN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
4 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (14.00%) IIS
6 12 (12.00%) Lync
7 7 (7.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.00%) Quickr
10 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (28.00%) MS Office
2 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (20.00%) SAN
3 15 (15.00%) Firewall
4 13 (13.00%) VPN
5 12 (12.00%) Wireless
6 11 (11.00%) LAN
7 10 (10.00%) DNS
8 9 (9.00%) WAN
8 9 (9.00%) Internet
9 8 (8.00%) MPLS
9 8 (8.00%) NAS
9 8 (8.00%) IPsec
9 8 (8.00%) DHCP
10 6 (6.00%) FTP
11 5 (5.00%) SMTP
12 3 (3.00%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.00%) S/MIME
14 1 (1.00%) VoIP
14 1 (1.00%) WLAN
14 1 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.00%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) French Language
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) IT Support
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Server Support
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) XMPP
2 6 (6.00%) .NET
3 5 (5.00%) HTML
3 5 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) iSeries
4 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.00%) Windows XP
4 22 (22.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.00%) UNIX
7 3 (3.00%) Linux
7 3 (3.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.00%) SUSE
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
3 9 (9.00%) Service Management
4 8 (8.00%) Data Management
4 8 (8.00%) Master Data Management
4 8 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.00%) Scrum
5 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.00%) Project Management
7 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.00%) Change Management
8 3 (3.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.00%) MCSE
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) MCITP
5 1 (1.00%) MCP
5 1 (1.00%) MCSA
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 68 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) vSphere
3 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.00%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.00%) Xen
7 6 (6.00%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.00%) XenApp
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.00%) VMware
3 22 (22.00%) HP
4 21 (21.00%) Cisco
5 18 (18.00%) EMC
6 14 (14.00%) Citrix
7 11 (11.00%) NetApp
8 9 (9.00%) Dell
9 8 (8.00%) IBM
9 8 (8.00%) Oracle
9 8 (8.00%) Remedy
10 6 (6.00%) Symantec
11 4 (4.00%) CA
12 3 (3.00%) Juniper
12 3 (3.00%) Veeam
13 2 (2.00%) Meru Networks
13 2 (2.00%) Postini
13 2 (2.00%) Google
13 2 (2.00%) BMC
13 2 (2.00%) Intel
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