The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.12% 1.08% 3.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.47% 5.00% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £165 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £338 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -0.16% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £22.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% -6.25%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 59 120 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 13.23% 21.62% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 88 59
Median daily rate £415 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +72.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £678 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +114.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in South Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster - 2 £150 -
Sheffield +5 1 £325 +64.55% 3
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
7 6 (46.15%) SCCM
7 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco
7 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 6 (46.15%) NetApp
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 5 (38.46%) VoIP
9 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (30.77%) Migration
10 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 3 (23.08%) Citrix
10 3 (23.08%) Sophos
10 3 (23.08%) Linux
10 3 (23.08%) SLA
11 2 (15.38%) vMotion
11 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
11 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
11 2 (15.38%) High Availability
11 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
11 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) ICT Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) vMotion
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) DameWare
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) AlienVault
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam