Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 75 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 95 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.85% 3.51% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.46% 14.62% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 62 6
North East median daily rate £321 £300 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +2.13% +26.34%
10th Percentile £260 £176 £148
90th Percentile £428 £374 £345
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.54% +63.21%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.23% -2.18%

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 281 650 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.85% 24.04% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 433 262
North East median daily rate £380 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -22.35% +21.60%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £264
90th Percentile £598 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 49 8
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £28.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.18% +29.78% +16.62%
10th Percentile £7.95 £14.80 £11.78
90th Percentile £29.75 £36.00 £26.65
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +16 33 £321 +7.00% 3
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (94.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (88.57%) Windows
3 27 (77.14%) Skype for Business
4 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (60.00%) Office 365
6 20 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (54.29%) SCCM
7 19 (54.29%) Migration
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
9 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
11 15 (42.86%) DHCP
11 15 (42.86%) DNS
11 15 (42.86%) MCSE
12 14 (40.00%) Citrix
12 14 (40.00%) Skype
13 13 (37.14%) VMware
13 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (37.14%) AppSense
13 13 (37.14%) XenApp
13 13 (37.14%) XenDesktop
14 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
14 12 (34.29%) SMS
14 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (31.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (31.43%) XenServer

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 33 (94.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (77.14%) Skype for Business
3 20 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
4 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (22.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DHCP
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) Skype
3 12 (34.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Messaging Specialist
6 5 (14.29%) Collaboration Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.57%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Exchange Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Migration
2 11 (31.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 15 (42.86%) MCSE
5 7 (20.00%) MCSA
6 6 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (37.14%) XenApp
2 13 (37.14%) XenDesktop
3 11 (31.43%) XenServer
4 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 8 (22.86%) Brightmail
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Citrix
3 13 (37.14%) AppSense
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) IronPort
5 1 (2.86%) BEA