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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.73% 1.40% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 7.58% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Median daily rate £325 £181 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.05% -34.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £120 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £18.20 £11.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.73% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.32 £9.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.45 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 228 356 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 16.72% 18.41% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 224 220
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Leeds -7 5 £325 +100.00% 4
Bradford +3 2 £375 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (26.92%) LAN
7 7 (26.92%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) vSphere
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) ADSL
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Identity Management Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Server Building
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCA
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.69%) Docker
6 2 (7.69%) vCloud
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) VMware GSX
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard