Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.12% 1.55% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.64% 9.09% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 35
North East median daily rate £155 £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.38% -5.45% -3.51%
10th Percentile £136 £255 £208
90th Percentile £188 £320 £428
England median daily rate £325 £301 £313
% change year-on-year +7.97% -3.68% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
North East median hourly rate £13.64 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% -37.50% -
England median hourly rate £17.06 £19.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.80% +12.50% +12.40%

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 144 209 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.69% 17.09% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 140 190
North East median daily rate £450 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57% +11.11%
10th Percentile £163 £282 £248
90th Percentile £585 £550 £543
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% -50.00% -1.79%
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.00% -

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 25 August 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 +16 10 £158 -39.42% 9
Durham +3 1 £147 -65.41% 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (54.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (54.55%) AirWatch
4 6 (54.55%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Skype
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (9.09%) WSUS
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) Azure
7 1 (9.09%) AWS
7 1 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) PaaS

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Android
3 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Novell Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) AirWatch
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware