Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 124 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 -26 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 50 97 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.18% 1.68% 2.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 9.23% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 62
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £256 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £125 £115 £124
90th Percentile £463 £393 £374
England median daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -4.62% +8.24% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.45 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.78% +90.48% -19.85%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.58 £28.75 £23.58
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.49% +7.58%

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 638 1051 1189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.00% 18.21% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 670 749
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +16.20% +1.43%
10th Percentile £249 £256 £225
90th Percentile £543 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.19% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +35.58% -11.68%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.70 £8.65
90th Percentile £28.35 £30.98 £37.04
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%

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 19 August 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 6 months to 19 August 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 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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 +13 30 £350 +14.75% 19
North Yorkshire -9 12 £195 -13.33% 1
South Yorkshire -1 8 £165 -37.14% 6
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 44 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (76.00%) Windows
3 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (50.00%) VMware
5 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
8 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (28.00%) SAN
10 14 (28.00%) WAN
11 13 (26.00%) ITIL
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco
11 13 (26.00%) LAN
12 12 (24.00%) Citrix
13 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (20.00%) DNS
14 10 (20.00%) SLA
14 10 (20.00%) Firewall
14 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (18.00%) DHCP
16 8 (16.00%) Service Management
16 8 (16.00%) Change Control
16 8 (16.00%) vSphere
17 7 (14.00%) Office 365
17 7 (14.00%) Migration
18 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) SAN
1 14 (28.00%) WAN
2 13 (26.00%) LAN
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.00%) DHCP
5 6 (12.00%) Internet
6 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.00%) SNMP
6 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 3 (6.00%) Intranet
7 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) 3G
8 2 (4.00%) GPRS
8 2 (4.00%) LTE
8 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Local Government
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) IT Support
7 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.00%) Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Phone
9 3 (6.00%) Unix
10 2 (4.00%) Android
10 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.00%) Solaris
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Change Control
2 8 (16.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.00%) ITSM
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) CCNA
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.00%) MCSE
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCDST
2 1 (2.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.00%) MCSA
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) DameWare
3 4 (8.00%) WMI
4 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Netcool
5 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.00%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (8.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) Sophos
7 4 (8.00%) Veeam
8 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.00%) Wyse
9 2 (4.00%) Adobe
9 2 (4.00%) Intel
9 2 (4.00%) McAfee
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL