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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 93 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.02% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.91% 7.04% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Median daily rate £350 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.70% +0.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.73%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 213 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.72% 14.45% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 155 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) vSphere
7 5 (31.25%) Change Control
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (25.00%) Service Management
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) SNMP
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (18.75%) Information Security
9 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (18.75%) WMI

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 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) GPRS
3 2 (12.50%) GSM
3 2 (12.50%) LTE
3 2 (12.50%) SGSN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WMI
2 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam