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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 77 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 66 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.31% 2.10% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.89% 11.52% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 16
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £363 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £24.00 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
MS Exchange
England

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
606 460 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.21% 18.26% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 276 206
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
West Yorkshire -9 34 £300 -4.00% 16
South Yorkshire +4 17 £270 - 1
North Yorkshire +2 12 £294 +23.68% 4
East Yorkshire +3 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 89 (82.41%) Windows
2 77 (71.30%) Active Directory
3 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
4 40 (37.04%) VMware
4 40 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 40 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (26.85%) Windows XP
8 24 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
10 22 (20.37%) LAN
10 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.44%) MS Office
12 19 (17.59%) ITIL
13 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 17 (15.74%) Cisco
14 17 (15.74%) Migration
14 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (13.89%) SAN
15 15 (13.89%) WAN
15 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (12.96%) DNS
17 13 (12.04%) Terminal Services
17 13 (12.04%) Citrix
18 11 (10.19%) SQL
19 10 (9.26%) Firewall
19 10 (9.26%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 40 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.33%) IIS
7 8 (7.41%) Lync
8 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.93%) Quickr
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (19.44%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) LAN
2 15 (13.89%) WAN
2 15 (13.89%) SAN
3 14 (12.96%) DNS
4 10 (9.26%) DHCP
4 10 (9.26%) Internet
4 10 (9.26%) Firewall
5 9 (8.33%) VPN
6 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.63%) SSL
8 4 (3.70%) VoIP
8 4 (3.70%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.78%) Wireless
9 3 (2.78%) IPsec
9 3 (2.78%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.85%) MPLS
10 2 (1.85%) OSPF
10 2 (1.85%) BGP
10 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Law
2 2 (1.85%) Advertising
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Analyst
2 19 (17.59%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) IT Support
7 7 (6.48%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Wintel Support
9 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Server Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Exchange Consultant
11 3 (2.78%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (82.41%) Windows
2 40 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (26.85%) Windows XP
6 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.85%) Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) ITIL
2 17 (15.74%) Migration
3 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.70%) Project Management
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.78%) ITSM
6 3 (2.78%) Time Management
6 3 (2.78%) Network Design
6 3 (2.78%) High Availability
6 3 (2.78%) Change Management
7 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.85%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (1.85%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.85%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.85%) Security Management
7 2 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) VB
2 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.70%) CCNA
3 4 (3.70%) MCTS
4 3 (2.78%) MCSA
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.85%) VCP5
5 2 (1.85%) CCNP
5 2 (1.85%) HND
5 2 (1.85%) CCDA
5 2 (1.85%) CCDP
5 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) VCAP
5 2 (1.85%) CCSA
5 2 (1.85%) CCSE
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (71.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.04%) Terminal Services
4 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.70%) XenApp
5 4 (3.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.78%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.78%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.85%) UAG
7 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.78%) WSUS
3 3 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView
5 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
2 40 (37.04%) VMware
3 17 (15.74%) Cisco
4 13 (12.04%) Citrix
5 7 (6.48%) NetApp
6 6 (5.56%) HP
7 5 (4.63%) Veeam
8 4 (3.70%) Mitel
8 4 (3.70%) Lotus
9 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.78%) McAfee
9 3 (2.78%) Sophos
9 3 (2.78%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.85%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.85%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.85%) Symantec
10 2 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (0.93%) Intel
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
11 1 (0.93%) CA
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