The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 64 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.31% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.34% 4.24% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 4 2
Median daily rate £295 £226 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.38% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £141 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £266
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.16 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +12.54%
MS Exchange
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
331 165 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.30% 17.52% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 112 95
Median daily rate £308 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 6 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £19.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 61 £295 +30.38% 2
Durham - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 84 (97.67%) Windows
2 82 (95.35%) Active Directory
3 77 (89.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
5 70 (81.40%) DNS
6 63 (73.26%) Skype for Business
7 58 (67.44%) DHCP
8 55 (63.95%) Windows Server
9 52 (60.47%) Security Cleared
10 48 (55.81%) ITIL
11 47 (54.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 41 (47.67%) SC Cleared
12 41 (47.67%) Hyper-V
13 37 (43.02%) Office 365
13 37 (43.02%) VMware
14 35 (40.70%) SharePoint
15 33 (38.37%) Citrix
15 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (34.88%) MS Office
18 30 (34.88%) SCCM
18 30 (34.88%) XenApp
18 30 (34.88%) XenServer
18 30 (34.88%) XenDesktop
19 28 (32.56%) Content Management
19 28 (32.56%) Microsoft App-V
19 28 (32.56%) AppSense
19 28 (32.56%) Skype
20 27 (31.40%) BPSS Clearance

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 77 (89.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 63 (73.26%) Skype for Business
3 47 (54.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (40.70%) SharePoint
5 21 (24.42%) Office Communications Server
6 19 (22.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (20.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (8.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (34.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (81.40%) DNS
2 58 (67.44%) DHCP
3 28 (32.56%) Skype
4 13 (15.12%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) SMS
6 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.49%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) 3G
7 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) SAN
7 1 (1.16%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.16%) Advertising
1 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 18 (20.93%) Desktop Engineer
1 18 (20.93%) Messaging Support
2 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Messaging Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Consultant
5 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (11.63%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.14%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Collaboration Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Messaging Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Office 365 Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Support
11 2 (2.33%) Active Directory Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support
11 2 (2.33%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.79%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (97.67%) Windows
2 55 (63.95%) Windows Server
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.44%) Apple iOS
6 14 (16.28%) Android
7 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.33%) Unix
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.16%) Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) Content Management
3 26 (30.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 26 (30.23%) Software Delivery
4 19 (22.09%) Load Balancing
5 17 (19.77%) Incident Management
6 15 (17.44%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (11.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (10.47%) Migration
9 3 (3.49%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) Server Building
9 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.16%) Change Management
11 1 (1.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.16%) Time Management
11 1 (1.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 41 (47.67%) SC Cleared
3 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (31.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (30.23%) Degree
6 21 (24.42%) MCSE
7 8 (9.30%) MCITP
7 8 (9.30%) MCP
7 8 (9.30%) MCTS
8 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 41 (47.67%) Hyper-V
3 30 (34.88%) XenApp
3 30 (34.88%) XenDesktop
3 30 (34.88%) XenServer
4 28 (32.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (8.14%) Brightmail
7 3 (3.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (34.88%) SCCM
2 22 (25.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.33%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.33%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
2 37 (43.02%) VMware
3 33 (38.37%) Citrix
4 28 (32.56%) AppSense
5 11 (12.79%) HP
5 11 (12.79%) Trend Micro
6 7 (8.14%) IronPort
7 4 (4.65%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.65%) SAP
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec
8 3 (3.49%) Altiris
8 3 (3.49%) Apple
8 3 (3.49%) ThinPrint
9 2 (2.33%) Compaq
9 2 (2.33%) Dell