Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +37
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 36 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 2.93% 3.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.41% 12.90% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 70
North East median daily rate £400 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.23% +18.10%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £185
90th Percentile £438 £428 £369
England median daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year +7.88% -7.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
North East median hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £13.55 - £25.08
90th Percentile £21.45 - £36.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +2.23%

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 214 279 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.78% 22.68% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 207 453
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% -22.35%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £599 £525
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 51
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -64.29% +38.96%
10th Percentile £11.56 £8.01 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.35 £27.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +5.26%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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 -12 16 £388 +21.09% 6
Durham - 1 £425 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) SCCM
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) XenApp
7 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
7 8 (44.44%) SCOM
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (44.44%) 3PAR
7 8 (44.44%) vCenter Server
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 8 (44.44%) ITIL
7 8 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (44.44%) BMC
8 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
8 7 (38.89%) EMC
8 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (38.89%) Security Hardening
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) VMware

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) GitLab
2 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Mobility Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Server Support
2 3 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Security Hardening
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) SCOM
2 8 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (44.44%) vCenter Server
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
4 4 (22.22%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (22.22%) vMotion
4 4 (22.22%) XenMobile
5 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 8 (44.44%) BMC
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Apple
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Dell