Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 127 121
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.57% 0.95% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.09% 5.52% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 4
Leeds median daily rate £440 £160 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +174.84% -46.67% +84.62%
10th Percentile £159 £115 £153
90th Percentile £506 £368 £355
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £175 £325
% change year-on-year +150.00% -46.15% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Leeds median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.07% +48.27%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.39
% change year-on-year +6.67% -13.74% +70.49%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 408 435 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.40% 17.25% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 305 202
Leeds median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +6.71% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 5
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.97% -14.29% +9.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.50 £15.04
90th Percentile £23.61 £42.05 £33.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.67% -14.29% +40.00%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Leeds

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Leeds

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Leeds

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
1 23 (69.70%) Office 365
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Skype for Business
4 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (39.39%) Migration
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Skype
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 9 (27.27%) Windows 10
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
10 8 (24.24%) SCCM
10 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
10 8 (24.24%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (15.15%) IronPort
13 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (15.15%) SQL

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (42.42%) Skype for Business
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Skype
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) DKIM
4 3 (9.09%) DMARC
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) ADSL
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365 Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IronPort Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.06%) Handset
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Migration
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Email Filtering
4 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Email Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Server Building
5 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
5 3 (9.09%) Task Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (6.06%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) IronPort
5 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 3 (9.09%) McAfee
5 3 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.06%) Veeam
6 2 (6.06%) Verint
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow