Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 123 136
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.05% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.15% 6.86% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 33
West Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.75% +8.93%
10th Percentile £152 £201 £145
90th Percentile £375 £463 £409
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £17.39 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.64% +73.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20.75 £9.25 £8.80
90th Percentile £30.25 £21.75 £20.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.12 £17.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.53% -12.78% +90.48%

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 520 437 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.26% 15.36% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 280 424
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £295 £295 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £535
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £17.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% +18.59% +6.66%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.25 £9.20
90th Percentile £36.05 £27.88 £31.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.42 £17.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year +37.74% -3.55% +35.58%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -14 21 £163 -58.06% 14
Wakefield +3 7 £330 +5.60% 4
Pudsey +1 1 £450 +260.00%
Bradford -10 1 £175 -53.33% 2
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (31.25%) Clustering
7 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (28.13%) Linux
8 9 (28.13%) SAN
8 9 (28.13%) Time Management
9 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) Migration
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco
10 7 (21.88%) HP
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (18.75%) SCCM
11 6 (18.75%) CMDB
11 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (18.75%) DHCP
11 6 (18.75%) SLA
12 5 (15.63%) CCNA
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification

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 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) IPsec
7 2 (6.25%) LAN
7 2 (6.25%) MPLS
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (15.63%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) CMDB
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Time Management
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) PLM
5 4 (12.50%) Proactive Management
5 4 (12.50%) Server Patching
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Server Building
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCA
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) PowerCLI
4 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) IronPort
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam