The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 66 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.89% 4.91% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.79% 19.13% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 5
Median daily rate £253 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.17% +51.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £229 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £330 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £318 £275
% change year-on-year -3.93% +15.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +166.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £26.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £36.60 £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.63 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.19% -19.87%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 78 345 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.41% 25.65% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 522 269
Median daily rate £331 £295 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £444 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 88 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (62.07%) Office 365
3 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 14 (48.28%) Skype for Business
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (44.83%) Skype
7 12 (41.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (34.48%) MCSE
9 10 (34.48%) Migration
10 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (27.59%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (27.59%) DHCP
11 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) ITIL
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (17.24%) Trend Micro
13 5 (17.24%) Visualisation

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 20 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (48.28%) Skype for Business
4 12 (41.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (27.59%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.90%) IIS
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Skype
2 8 (27.59%) DHCP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) SMS
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.24%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Messaging Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Messaging Support
2 5 (17.24%) Support Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) Android
6 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) API Development
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.45%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (34.48%) MCSE
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) MCSA
6 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) Netcool
2 4 (13.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Trend Micro
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix