Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 125 127
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -59
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 77 71 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.44% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.00% 8.37% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £310 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +82.35% -38.18%
10th Percentile £115 £157 £120
90th Percentile £465 £400 £346
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +47.54% +23.88%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.56 £9.45
90th Percentile £21.23 £28.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year - +7.09% -6.62%

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 700 848 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.86% 17.24% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 499 756
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +13.10%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £570 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33% +1.90%
10th Percentile £10.65 £12.90 £10.06
90th Percentile £23.40 £31.35 £30.41
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +22 48 £313 -8.76% 30
South Yorkshire +16 20 £313 +78.57% 5
North Yorkshire -6 9 £208 -30.83%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 53 (68.83%) Windows
3 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
4 32 (41.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
6 24 (31.17%) VMware
7 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (27.27%) ITIL
9 20 (25.97%) Windows Server
10 16 (20.78%) Office 365
11 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (18.18%) SCCM
12 14 (18.18%) Migration
13 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.58%) Time Management
15 11 (14.29%) DNS
16 10 (12.99%) SLA
16 10 (12.99%) Cisco
16 10 (12.99%) SQL
16 10 (12.99%) Citrix
16 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
16 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
16 10 (12.99%) Skype
17 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
17 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification

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 32 (41.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
4 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
5 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.60%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
2 10 (12.99%) Skype
3 9 (11.69%) DHCP
4 8 (10.39%) LAN
4 8 (10.39%) SAN
4 8 (10.39%) WAN
5 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.49%) VPN
6 4 (5.19%) Firewall
6 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.19%) SMTP
7 3 (3.90%) Internet
7 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.60%) DKIM
8 2 (2.60%) DMARC
8 2 (2.60%) PBX
8 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.60%) VoIP
8 2 (2.60%) WebEx
9 1 (1.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Banking
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 11 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.39%) IT Support
4 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) PDA
2 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) CMDB
3 1 (1.30%) Life Science
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (68.83%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.90%) Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) Migration
3 12 (15.58%) Time Management
4 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.79%) CRM
5 6 (7.79%) Data Extraction
6 5 (6.49%) Information Security
6 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.49%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (5.19%) Email Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
7 4 (5.19%) Test Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
8 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSA
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) MCDST
4 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) CCDP
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
4 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) vSphere
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.19%) Terminal Server
5 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.19%) XenServer
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) SCCM
2 7 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.19%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.60%) DameWare
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.60%) WSUS
5 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 7 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (5.19%) Ivanti
6 3 (3.90%) Dell
6 3 (3.90%) HP
6 3 (3.90%) Remedy
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 2 (2.60%) Avaya
7 2 (2.60%) Bomgar
7 2 (2.60%) Intel
7 2 (2.60%) IronPort
7 2 (2.60%) Juniper
7 2 (2.60%) McAfee
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) Veeam
8 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.30%) Proofpoint