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 26 May 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 83 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 61 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 2.15% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.62% 12.10% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 42 30
Median daily rate £229 £244 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -17.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £305 £275
% change year-on-year -5.73% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.45 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.77% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £9.00 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £27.70 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% -22.36%  

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 287 504 582
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.75% 17.75% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 339 377
Median daily rate £400 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +32.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £23.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.91%  

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 26 May 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Yorkshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 May 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 +9 10 £375 +30.43% 12
South Yorkshire -5 5 £165 -37.14% 1
North Yorkshire -10 4 £195 +50.00% 3
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
5 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (50.00%) VMware
6 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.00%) SAN
9 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (25.00%) SCCM
10 9 (22.50%) Citrix
11 8 (20.00%) HP
11 8 (20.00%) DNS
11 8 (20.00%) DHCP
12 7 (17.50%) Firewall
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.50%) SLA
12 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
13 6 (15.00%) Cisco
13 6 (15.00%) WAN
13 6 (15.00%) NetApp
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.00%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) LAN
14 5 (12.50%) VoIP
14 5 (12.50%) Linux

MS Exchange
Co-occurring 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 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
5 5 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) 3G
7 2 (5.00%) GPRS
7 2 (5.00%) GSM
7 2 (5.00%) LTE
7 2 (5.00%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) SGSN
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Phone
8 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.50%) Solaris
9 3 (7.50%) Unix
10 2 (5.00%) Android
10 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.00%) DameWare
4 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Netcool
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.50%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.50%) vMotion
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) Sophos
7 4 (10.00%) Veeam
8 3 (7.50%) Veritas
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
9 2 (5.00%) SAP
9 2 (5.00%) Sun
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) AlienVault
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Wyse
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