Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 126 103
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 -40
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.42% 0.80% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.64% 4.78% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 22
Leeds median daily rate £425 £325 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +100.00% -43.48%
10th Percentile £157 £278 £120
90th Percentile £605 £400 £300
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £200
% change year-on-year +7.69% +62.50% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 - £15.00
10th Percentile £17.28 - £8.58
90th Percentile £21.23 - £15.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £10.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -32.00% +15.38%

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 419 439 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.57% 16.78% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 254 405
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £275 £264 £240
90th Percentile £575 £565 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.73% +2.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 26
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +1.67% +0.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -17.24% -3.33% +3.93%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (31.25%) Migration
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.00%) Change Control
8 8 (25.00%) Office 365
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) vSphere
9 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (18.75%) SCCM
10 6 (18.75%) Time Management
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (15.63%) SAN
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
11 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (15.63%) Skype

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 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Skype
3 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) SNMP
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) DKIM
5 2 (6.25%) DMARC
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) 3G
6 1 (3.13%) 4G
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) PBX
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) VSAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) Change Control
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (12.50%) WMI
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) IronPort
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow