Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 75 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 87 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.23% 3.31% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.56% 14.82% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 5
North East median daily rate £280 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% +51.32% -14.61%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £111
90th Percentile £428 £341 £294
England median daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -4.62% +8.24% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +148.89% -
10th Percentile £24.85 £26.90 £10.33
90th Percentile £31.18 £36.20 £12.78
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.49% +7.58%

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 295 587 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.85% 22.34% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 367 195
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -22.89% +27.69%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £256
90th Percentile £556 £475 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.19% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 10
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +115.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.00 £15.90
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +6 32 £300 +5.26% 4
Durham -3 1 £325 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 32 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) Skype for Business
4 25 (62.50%) Office 365
4 25 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
5 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (45.00%) ITIL
8 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
8 17 (42.50%) Skype
9 15 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (32.50%) SCCM
10 13 (32.50%) Migration
10 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 12 (30.00%) DHCP
11 12 (30.00%) DNS
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (27.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (27.50%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (25.00%) VMware
13 10 (25.00%) Content Management
14 9 (22.50%) SMS
14 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (20.00%) XenApp
15 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop

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 32 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (65.00%) Skype for Business
3 25 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
5 15 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (27.50%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (27.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (62.50%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Skype
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) SMS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Messaging Support
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Desktop Support
3 7 (17.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) REST
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Migration
3 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (25.00%) Content Management
4 7 (17.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) API Development
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (20.00%) MCSE
5 7 (17.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (17.50%) MCSA
6 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (20.00%) XenApp
2 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.50%) XenServer
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Netcool
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) AppSense
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Trend Micro