Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 111 129
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.13% 1.46% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.28% 7.88% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
Leeds median daily rate £463 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +4.17% +200.00%
10th Percentile £181 £123 £268
90th Percentile £473 £595 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year +6.46% +1.15% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Leeds median hourly rate £11.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.59% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £10.20
% change year-on-year -8.33% +17.65% -32.00%

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 430 419 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.05% 18.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 291 245
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £269
90th Percentile £584 £575 £564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £408 £420
% change year-on-year +7.36% -2.98% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 10
Leeds median hourly rate £16.81 £20.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +1.86% +34.17%
10th Percentile £9.25 £15.50 £13.43
90th Percentile £25.75 £28.35 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +10.34% -3.33%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, 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 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
5 14 (51.85%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (40.74%) Migration
8 9 (33.33%) Clustering
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
9 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.93%) NAS
10 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
10 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
11 6 (22.22%) MS Access
11 6 (22.22%) Quality Management
11 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
11 6 (22.22%) Office 365
11 6 (22.22%) Information Governance
11 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
11 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (22.22%) Data Architecture
11 6 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) NAS
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MS Access
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (14.81%) CMDB
4 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (22.22%) Information Governance
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) PLM
5 4 (14.81%) Proactive Management
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Server Patching
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
1 6 (22.22%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.41%) XenServer
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP SIM
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) ESET
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Sage