The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / Yorkshire
Rank 109 83 75
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.99% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.36% 10.11% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 19
Median daily rate £325 £238 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £142 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.99% +11.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.05 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 336 554 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.56% 19.67% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 352 307
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
West Yorkshire -5 10 £325 +35.27% 8
North Yorkshire -5 4 £338 +12.50% 4
South Yorkshire -7 3 £165 -27.07% 4
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 47 (82.46%) Active Directory
3 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
4 37 (64.91%) VMware
5 33 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 31 (54.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (35.09%) SCCM
10 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
10 17 (29.82%) ITIL
11 15 (26.32%) Firewall
12 14 (24.56%) Citrix
13 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
14 11 (19.30%) DHCP
14 11 (19.30%) DNS
15 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.79%) MS Office
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.79%) SAN
16 8 (14.04%) Linux
16 8 (14.04%) SLA
16 8 (14.04%) Cisco
16 8 (14.04%) LAN
16 8 (14.04%) WAN
16 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
16 8 (14.04%) Network Security
17 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 9 (15.79%) SAN
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) LAN
4 8 (14.04%) Network Security
4 8 (14.04%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) Internet
6 5 (8.77%) VoIP
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
8 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.75%) SMTP
9 1 (1.75%) SSH
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (12.28%) Law
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
1 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
1 2 (3.51%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) PKI
2 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 31 (54.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.04%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) DevOps
4 4 (7.02%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.26%) High Availability
5 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (3.51%) Server Building
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCSE
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) CCA
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (82.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 4 (7.02%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.26%) XenApp
8 2 (3.51%) Docker
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.51%) vCloud
8 2 (3.51%) VMware GSX
8 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) SCCM
2 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.77%) SCOM
4 4 (7.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.02%) NetVault Backup
4 4 (7.02%) WSUS
5 2 (3.51%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) DameWare
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (64.91%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) NetApp
5 6 (10.53%) Symantec
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) Veritas
7 4 (7.02%) Sophos
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Veeam
9 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.51%) Sun
10 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (1.75%) Lotus
10 1 (1.75%) Mitel
10 1 (1.75%) Vignette
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