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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / North East
Rank 68 71 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.91% 0.55% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.43% 2.91% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Median daily rate £275 £205 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £117 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -19.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%

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
163 172 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.36% 19.07% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 82
Median daily rate £325 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +38.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.82% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.57 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £22.85 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -1 10 £290 +205.26% 3
Durham - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 50 (78.13%) Windows
1 50 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 49 (76.56%) Active Directory
3 48 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 44 (68.75%) Skype for Business
5 44 (68.75%) Windows Server
6 40 (62.50%) Office 365
7 39 (60.94%) Skype
8 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
9 34 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (48.44%) Security Cleared
12 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
14 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (40.63%) MCSE
15 25 (39.06%) Migration
16 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
17 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
18 20 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
18 20 (31.25%) Degree
18 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
19 19 (29.69%) Load Balancing
20 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
21 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
21 15 (23.44%) SharePoint 2010
21 15 (23.44%) SharePoint 2013
21 15 (23.44%) DHCP
21 15 (23.44%) MS Office

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 50 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 48 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 44 (68.75%) Skype for Business
4 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
5 20 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (23.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (23.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (17.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (62.50%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) Skype
2 15 (23.44%) DHCP
3 14 (21.88%) DNS
4 7 (10.94%) VPN
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) PBX
6 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) NAS
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Messaging Support
2 13 (20.31%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Office 365 Specialist
4 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.38%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) REST
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.94%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 44 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 34 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Android
6 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.56%) Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Migration
2 19 (29.69%) Load Balancing
3 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Content Management
5 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.69%) ITSM
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.13%) Service Management
10 1 (1.56%) API Development
10 1 (1.56%) Email Migration
10 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
4 26 (40.63%) MCSE
5 20 (31.25%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (76.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 11 (17.19%) HP
4 7 (10.94%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) Trend Micro
5 4 (6.25%) AppSense
5 4 (6.25%) IronPort
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) Mitel
8 1 (1.56%) CommVault
8 1 (1.56%) Convergys
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) Virgin Media