Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 69 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.98% 2.61% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.27% 12.80% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 44
North East median daily rate £400 £314 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +4.67% -9.77%
10th Percentile £139 £260 £155
90th Percentile £438 £367 £350
England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
North East median hourly rate £13.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £12.75 - £17.25
90th Percentile £14.25 - £26.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +1.52% +3.13%

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 263 250 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.28% 20.41% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 185 367
North East median daily rate £439 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.00% +11.11% -17.68%
10th Percentile £307 £262 £270
90th Percentile £548 £615 £528
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 22
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -52.83% +30.54%
10th Percentile £11.56 £8.33 £11.05
90th Percentile £20.85 £22.58 £36.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2019. 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 -8 23 £395 +27.11% 3
Durham - 3 £425 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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%) Active Directory
2 20 (74.07%) SCCM
3 17 (62.96%) SCOM
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Oracle
4 15 (55.56%) BMC
4 15 (55.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (55.56%) XenApp
4 15 (55.56%) XenDesktop
4 15 (55.56%) 3PAR
4 15 (55.56%) vCenter Server
5 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (51.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (51.85%) Security Hardening
5 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
5 14 (51.85%) EMC
5 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) VMware
6 13 (48.15%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (40.74%) GitLab
7 11 (40.74%) vMotion
7 11 (40.74%) HP
7 11 (40.74%) ITIL
8 10 (37.04%) Red Hat

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) GitLab
2 10 (37.04%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Server Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Server Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Server Support
6 3 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (51.85%) Security Hardening
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Statistics
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (55.56%) XenApp
2 15 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (37.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) SCCM
2 17 (62.96%) SCOM
3 15 (55.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (55.56%) vCenter Server
4 11 (40.74%) vMotion
5 10 (37.04%) Puppet
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (7.41%) SCDPM
8 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) 3PAR
1 15 (55.56%) BMC
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) EMC
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow