Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 108 133
Rank change year-on-year -31 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 55 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.72% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.41% 10.86% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £294 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +2.17% +19.79%
10th Percentile £175 £117 £113
90th Percentile £410 £463 £392
England median daily rate £305 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -2.40% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.42 £17.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -22.71% +104.55%
10th Percentile £13.65 £9.25 £13.18
90th Percentile £28.26 £21.40 £28.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.39 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.26% +5.39% -5.71%

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 742 663 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.84% 15.83% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 402 635
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £267 £249 £263
90th Percentile £556 £542 £575
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.07% +50.79%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £34.15 £24.50 £31.28
England median hourly rate £21.41 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.34% -

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 21 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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 -32 36 £315 -9.35% 25
North Yorkshire -2 11 £250 +23.46% 6
South Yorkshire -11 7 £301 +115.18% 5
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 43 (78.18%) Active Directory
3 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
5 26 (47.27%) VMware
6 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
9 15 (27.27%) Migration
9 15 (27.27%) DNS
10 14 (25.45%) HP
10 14 (25.45%) SAN
11 13 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (21.82%) Linux
12 12 (21.82%) ITIL
13 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (20.00%) Clustering
14 10 (18.18%) DHCP
14 10 (18.18%) Office 365
14 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 10 (18.18%) SCCM
15 8 (14.55%) SLA
15 8 (14.55%) Cisco
15 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (14.55%) Citrix
15 8 (14.55%) Time Management

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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
2 15 (27.27%) DNS
3 14 (25.45%) SAN
4 10 (18.18%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) NAS
6 5 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (7.27%) Firewall
7 4 (7.27%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.64%) IPsec
8 2 (3.64%) MPLS
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) VoIP
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Server Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) CMDB
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) NHS
4 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) Linux
5 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.82%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Unix
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 8 (14.55%) Time Management
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
7 4 (7.27%) PLM
7 4 (7.27%) Proactive Management
7 4 (7.27%) Server Patching
8 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.45%) Email Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Release Management
8 3 (5.45%) Server Building
8 3 (5.45%) Service Design
9 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CCNA
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) CCA
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (78.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.45%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) HP SIM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) PowerCLI
3 2 (3.64%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) HP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (7.27%) Dell
6 4 (7.27%) Remedy
6 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) Apple
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) IronPort
8 1 (1.82%) Sage
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Veeam