Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -55
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 48 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.59% 0.96% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.50% 5.66% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £343 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.76% +185.42% -56.36%
10th Percentile £122 £203 £117
90th Percentile £490 £400 £309
Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £310 £170
% change year-on-year -7.26% +82.35% -38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% -15.94% +29.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.68 £10.20
90th Percentile £19.95 £16.03 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -33.33% +47.54% +23.88%

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 505 548 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.72% 16.96% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 302 528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +4.02% +9.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £563 £549 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.20% -4.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.58 £12.54
90th Percentile £23.56 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33% +1.90%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 31 £375 +4.17% 13
Wakefield +3 8 £214 -34.23% 7
Bradford +9 4 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Bingley - 1 - -
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 37 (77.08%) Windows
3 26 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
5 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (35.42%) ITIL
6 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 13 (27.08%) VMware
10 12 (25.00%) SCCM
10 12 (25.00%) Time Management
11 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.92%) Migration
12 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 10 (20.83%) Office 365
13 9 (18.75%) Skype for Business
13 9 (18.75%) Skype
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
15 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 6 (12.50%) LAN
16 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
16 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012

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 26 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (18.75%) Skype for Business
4 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Skype
2 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) DKIM
5 2 (4.17%) DMARC
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.08%) 4G
6 1 (2.08%) ADSL
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) Intranet
6 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.08%) PBX
6 1 (2.08%) SNMP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.50%) IT Support
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (8.33%) IT Technician
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) Time Management
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (6.25%) Change Control
5 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.08%) Logistics
7 1 (2.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) Product Management
7 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) MCSA
2 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCDST
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) Avaya
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) IronPort
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Wyse