Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 June 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 > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 67 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.09% 3.25% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.07% 16.09% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 47
North East median daily rate £275 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.17% +7.91%
10th Percentile £255 £196 £225
90th Percentile £300 £382 £334
England median daily rate £300 £317 £315
% change year-on-year -5.36% +0.63% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
North East median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% -14.06% +184.44%
10th Percentile £20.75 £19.45 £26.25
90th Percentile £22.25 £30.90 £36.70
England median hourly rate £18.64 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year +12.94% +5.60% -10.71%

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 268 261 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.78% 20.17% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 168 352
North East median daily rate £374 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.79% +7.69% -17.20%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £231
90th Percentile £550 £545 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.23% -7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.63 £40.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +5.26%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the North East

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the North East

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange 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 6 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear -16 26 £275 -5.17% 4
Durham -4 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) DNS
5 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (59.26%) DHCP
6 16 (59.26%) Citrix
7 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (55.56%) ITIL
7 15 (55.56%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
8 14 (51.85%) SAP
8 14 (51.85%) Apple
8 14 (51.85%) McAfee
8 14 (51.85%) PKI
8 14 (51.85%) Apple iOS
8 14 (51.85%) Windows Phone 8
8 14 (51.85%) Windows Phone
8 14 (51.85%) SAP Afaria
8 14 (51.85%) XenMobile
8 14 (51.85%) AirWatch
8 14 (51.85%) Android
9 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
9 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
9 13 (48.15%) Content Management
9 13 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance

MS Exchange
Co-occurring 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 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) X.500
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Mobility Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (51.85%) Android
5 14 (51.85%) Apple iOS
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Phone
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (22.22%) HPUX
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Solaris
6 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Content Management
2 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Perl
2 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) AirWatch
1 14 (51.85%) SAP Afaria
1 14 (51.85%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 14 (51.85%) Apple
3 14 (51.85%) McAfee
3 14 (51.85%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Sun
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.70%) Veeam