Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 140 110
Rank change year-on-year +45 -30 +34
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 0.96% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.11% 6.41% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 24
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £315 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -9.35% +13.93%
10th Percentile £163 £158 £140
90th Percentile £469 £350 £471
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £294
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.66 £17.51 £17.25
% change year-on-year -27.71% +1.51% -23.33%

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 439 515 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.67% 14.91% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 327 298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £238 £273 £279
90th Percentile £600 £568 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.00 £35.75 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £19.38 £16.75
% change year-on-year +7.61% +15.70% -20.24%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +35 32 £363 +119.70% 14
Pudsey +1 3 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £300 - 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 36 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (80.00%) Windows
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (67.50%) VMware
5 24 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (47.50%) Office 365
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (42.50%) DNS
9 16 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (32.50%) HP
12 12 (30.00%) SAN
12 12 (30.00%) Clustering
13 11 (27.50%) Azure
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (27.50%) DHCP
13 11 (27.50%) ITIL
13 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (25.00%) vSphere
14 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
16 8 (20.00%) Finance
16 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 8 (20.00%) Firewall
16 8 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
16 8 (20.00%) Skype for Business
16 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

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 24 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (12.50%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
8 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Office 365
2 11 (27.50%) Azure
3 8 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) SAN
3 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.50%) NAS
6 5 (12.50%) Skype
6 5 (12.50%) VSAN
7 4 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (7.50%) ADSL
8 3 (7.50%) DKIM
8 3 (7.50%) DMARC
8 3 (7.50%) MPLS
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) VPN
9 2 (5.00%) Broadband
9 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) SNMP
9 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Clustering
2 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 4 (10.00%) Handset
5 2 (5.00%) IVR
5 2 (5.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (15.00%) Linux
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (12.50%) SUSE
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) Preventative Maintenance
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Email Filtering
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.00%) Server Building
6 4 (10.00%) Server Patching
6 4 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Email Migration
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCSP
4 2 (5.00%) CCVP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.50%) CCA
5 1 (2.50%) CCAA
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 36 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.00%) KVM
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Brocade
5 5 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Clearswift
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) McAfee
6 3 (7.50%) Sophos
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Sonus
7 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 2 (5.00%) Verint
8 1 (2.50%) ConnectWise
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds