Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 15 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 103 141
Rank change year-on-year -28 +38 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.05% 1.59% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.83% 9.58% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 26
West Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +6.15% +35.42%
10th Percentile £162 £137 £156
90th Percentile £384 £473 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.23% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.13 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -13.57% -20.45% +46.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 527 480 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.35% 16.58% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 307 368
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £263
90th Percentile £571 £550 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.38 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -17.86% +40.00%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in West Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 20 £165 -54.48% 14
Wakefield +2 8 £340 +8.80% 3
Bradford -16 2 £275 -12.00% 3
Halifax - 2 - -
Pudsey +5 1 £450 +260.00%
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 34 (94.44%) Windows
1 34 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (36.11%) SAN
9 11 (30.56%) Clustering
9 11 (30.56%) Linux
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 8 (22.22%) Cisco
12 8 (22.22%) HP
12 8 (22.22%) SCCM
12 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 7 (19.44%) NAS
13 7 (19.44%) DHCP
13 7 (19.44%) Migration
14 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 6 (16.67%) WSUS
14 6 (16.67%) CMDB
15 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
15 5 (13.89%) Office 365
15 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (36.11%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 7 (19.44%) NAS
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.56%) IPsec
8 2 (5.56%) MPLS
8 2 (5.56%) VoIP
9 1 (2.78%) ADSL
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (2.78%) FTP
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
9 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) Skype
9 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) CMDB
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) EPoS
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.56%) SUSE
10 1 (2.78%) Android
10 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) High Availability
5 4 (11.11%) PLM
5 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
5 4 (11.11%) Server Patching
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Server Building
7 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) CCNA
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) WSUS
3 4 (11.11%) HP SIM
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) PowerCLI
4 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) IronPort
7 1 (2.78%) Meraki
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.78%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec