Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 23 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.84% 2.19% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.71% 9.81% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 12
North East median daily rate £275 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.17% +5.45%
10th Percentile £255 £200 £256
90th Percentile £305 £309 £339
England median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
North East median hourly rate - £23.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.84% -19.82%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%

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 264 377 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.17% 22.35% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 248 255
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £570 £540 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% -7.88% +65.59%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £30.55 £27.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.95%

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 19 April 2018. 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 +25 22 £275 -5.17% 7
Durham -7 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (60.87%) DNS
6 13 (56.52%) DHCP
6 13 (56.52%) ITIL
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) Citrix
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (47.83%) SQL
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
9 10 (43.48%) SAP
9 10 (43.48%) Apple
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (43.48%) McAfee
9 10 (43.48%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (43.48%) PKI
9 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
9 10 (43.48%) Content Management
9 10 (43.48%) Android
9 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone
9 10 (43.48%) SAP Afaria
9 10 (43.48%) XenMobile
9 10 (43.48%) AirWatch
10 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) DNS
2 13 (56.52%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) X.500
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Mobility Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Android
4 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) HPUX
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Solaris
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Content Management
2 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) AirWatch
1 10 (43.48%) SAP Afaria
1 10 (43.48%) XenMobile
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) Apple
3 10 (43.48%) McAfee
3 10 (43.48%) SAP
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) Sun
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
8 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam