Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 135 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -54
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 80 75 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.84% 1.38% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.58% 7.88% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 56
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £315 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +43.18% -23.48%
10th Percentile £114 £139 £118
90th Percentile £469 £400 £363
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.50 £13.05 £8.65
90th Percentile £23.55 £27.63 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.23% -1.10%

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 691 952 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.89% 17.50% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 572 765
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £565 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £31.05 £37.04
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +40 51 £363 +11.54% 4
South Yorkshire +21 17 £313 +19.62%
North Yorkshire -6 12 £163 -45.83%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 60 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (65.00%) Windows
3 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
4 37 (46.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (40.00%) VMware
6 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 25 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (23.75%) ITIL
11 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (20.00%) Office 365
12 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 16 (20.00%) Cisco
13 15 (18.75%) LAN
13 15 (18.75%) WAN
13 15 (18.75%) Migration
14 13 (16.25%) SAN
14 13 (16.25%) SCCM
15 12 (15.00%) DNS
15 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.75%) SQL
16 11 (13.75%) Citrix
16 11 (13.75%) Firewall
17 10 (12.50%) Service Management
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (12.50%) DHCP
17 10 (12.50%) 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 37 (46.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.75%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.75%) CMS
8 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.25%) IIS
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) LAN
1 15 (18.75%) WAN
2 13 (16.25%) SAN
3 12 (15.00%) DNS
4 11 (13.75%) Firewall
5 10 (12.50%) DHCP
6 7 (8.75%) Skype
6 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.25%) Internet
7 5 (6.25%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.00%) SNMP
9 3 (3.75%) Intranet
9 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
10 2 (2.50%) PBX
10 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.50%) VoIP
10 2 (2.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.25%) Banking
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) IT Support
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) PDA
4 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.00%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 25 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.50%) Linux
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) Migration
3 10 (12.50%) Service Management
3 10 (12.50%) Time Management
4 8 (10.00%) Change Control
5 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
6 6 (7.50%) Data Extraction
7 5 (6.25%) Information Security
7 5 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (5.00%) Email Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Network Management
9 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) MCSE
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.25%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) MCSA
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) MCDST
6 3 (3.75%) MCP
7 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) MCITP
8 1 (1.25%) CCDP
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.25%) CISSP
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.00%) DameWare
3 4 (5.00%) WMI
3 4 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) Citrix
5 7 (8.75%) Dell
5 7 (8.75%) Symantec
6 5 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (5.00%) Veeam
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
8 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.75%) Remedy
8 3 (3.75%) Wyse
9 2 (2.50%) Adobe
9 2 (2.50%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.50%) Intel
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow