The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 27 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.63% - 4.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 43.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £278 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £9.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.21
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.26%

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

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.99% 12.36% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Median daily rate £250 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £9.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
County Antrim - 13 £225 - 3
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Symantec
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
6 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (35.71%) Polycom
6 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
6 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (35.71%) IT Asset Management
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) Veeam
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Network Management
7 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.14%) Mimecast

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) IT Support
1 7 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) IT Asset Management
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Email Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
1 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Symantec
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Polycom
3 5 (35.71%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
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