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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / North East
Rank 66 68 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.59% 0.46% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 2.34% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.69% +14.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 152 171 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.68% 19.68% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 49
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £510 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 12 £290 +205.26% 7
Durham - 2 £325 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (67.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
4 25 (58.14%) Skype for Business
5 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
6 21 (48.84%) Office 365
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
8 19 (44.19%) Skype
9 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
9 18 (41.86%) SharePoint
9 18 (41.86%) MS Office
10 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
11 16 (37.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (37.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (34.88%) Office Communications Server
12 15 (34.88%) ITIL
13 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
14 13 (30.23%) DHCP
14 13 (30.23%) VMware
14 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (27.91%) DNS
16 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (23.26%) Content Management
18 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (18.60%) MCSE
20 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
20 7 (16.28%) Citrix

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 29 (67.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 29 (67.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 25 (58.14%) Skype for Business
3 18 (41.86%) SharePoint
4 16 (37.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (37.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (34.88%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Office
2 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Yammer
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Skype
2 13 (30.23%) DHCP
3 12 (27.91%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) PBX
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Messaging Support
2 13 (30.23%) Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Support Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) Android
5 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Content Management
3 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (16.28%) Visualisation
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.98%) ITSM
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) API Development
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Email Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (18.60%) MCSE
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
8 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) Trend Micro
4 4 (9.30%) AppSense
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) Mitel
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
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