Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 126 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 30 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.76% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.55% 4.72% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £170 £325 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.69% +56.63% -30.83%
10th Percentile £117 £179 £119
90th Percentile £391 £388 £415
Yorkshire median daily rate £240 £268 £231
% change year-on-year -10.28% +15.68% -19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.45 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +71.03% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.30 £9.10
90th Percentile £30.25 £22.00 £19.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +0.03% +40.00% +19.05%

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 541 445 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.83% 16.05% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 267 454
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £262 £285 £266
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £412 £400
% change year-on-year -1.46% +3.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.00 £8.90
90th Percentile £32.35 £30.25 £22.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.35
% change year-on-year -14.29% -9.56% +72.00%

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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 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 -5 25 £163 -45.83% 12
Bradford -7 2 £175 -53.33%
Wakefield +1 1 £125 - 6
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (43.33%) SLA
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Time Management
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
8 4 (13.33%) Office 365
8 4 (13.33%) Skype
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (10.00%) Clustering
10 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
10 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V

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 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) ICT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Time Management
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Server Building
4 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) IronPort
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec