Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 112 137
Rank change year-on-year -35 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 54 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.80% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.12% 11.27% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £313 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +2.46% +42.69%
10th Percentile £175 £116 £124
90th Percentile £471 £471 £400
England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -34.88% +43.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £13.18
90th Percentile £17.56 £23.33 £28.00
England median hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.00% +3.03% +2.23%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 758 701 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.36% 15.97% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 436 582
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.74% +2.81%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £565
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.19 £16.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.40% -23.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £9.97 £10.50 £13.09
90th Percentile £33.68 £25.35 £31.13
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
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 6 months to 14 November 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
West Yorkshire -14 43 £315 -13.10% 26
North Yorkshire -4 9 £300 +62.16% 2
South Yorkshire -22 2 £301 +9.55% 4
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 40 (74.07%) Microsoft
3 33 (61.11%) VMware
4 30 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (31.48%) Office 365
7 17 (31.48%) Migration
7 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
8 15 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (25.93%) SAN
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
11 11 (20.37%) DNS
11 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
11 11 (20.37%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (16.67%) Clustering
13 9 (16.67%) SCCM
13 9 (16.67%) HP
14 8 (14.81%) DHCP
14 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL
14 8 (14.81%) Cisco
14 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
15 7 (12.96%) NAS

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 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.85%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) SAN
3 11 (20.37%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) DHCP
5 7 (12.96%) NAS
6 6 (11.11%) Firewall
7 4 (7.41%) LAN
8 3 (5.56%) MPLS
8 3 (5.56%) VoIP
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.70%) IPsec
9 2 (3.70%) Skype
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (1.85%) FTP
10 1 (1.85%) Internet
10 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.85%) Network Security
10 1 (1.85%) WAN
10 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MS Access
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Server Migration Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) CMDB
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Migration
2 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (7.41%) PLM
4 4 (7.41%) Proactive Management
4 4 (7.41%) Time Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CCNA
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) MCP
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.70%) CCA
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.70%) XenServer
8 1 (1.85%) Firmware
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) WSUS
3 4 (7.41%) HP SIM
3 4 (7.41%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) PowerCLI
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (61.11%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (3.70%) Meraki
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Sage
8 2 (3.70%) Veeam
9 1 (1.85%) ESET
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.85%) Spiceworks