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 June 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.28% 1.14% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 7.44% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Median daily rate £345 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% +0.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.86 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

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 195 309 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.83% 15.29% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 218 235
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Median hourly rate £13.93 £14.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +23.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 +14 11 £350 +15.70% 7
Bradford +6 3 £344 -14.06% 4
Pudsey -2 1 £125 -37.50%
Wakefield - 1 £313 - 1
MS Exchange
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (71.43%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (32.14%) LAN
8 9 (32.14%) WAN
8 9 (32.14%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) SAN
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 6 (21.43%) vSphere
11 6 (21.43%) Service Management
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) DHCP
12 5 (17.86%) HP
12 5 (17.86%) DNS
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) Change Control
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Phone
13 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
13 4 (14.29%) Veeam

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 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.71%) SNMP
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.14%) 3G
6 2 (7.14%) GPRS
6 2 (7.14%) GSM
6 2 (7.14%) Intranet
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) LTE
6 2 (7.14%) SGSN
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Phone
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Control
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Break/Fix
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCDST
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) WMI
2 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.14%) DameWare
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
6 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.14%) Wyse
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec