Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 78 110
Rank change year-on-year +21 +32 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 102 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.70% 3.49% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.30% 15.00% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 6
North East median daily rate £307 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +18.10% +28.05%
10th Percentile £208 £205 £148
90th Percentile £428 £367 £344
England median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% +166.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £28.18 £26.90 £10.25
90th Percentile £31.73 £36.20 £10.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.12% -

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 276 680 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.68% 23.24% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 453 258
North East median daily rate £350 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -27.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £281
90th Percentile £580 £500 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 50 9
North East median hourly rate £14.38 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.66% +86.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £8.28 £14.90 £10.10
90th Percentile £39.20 £36.00 £21.04
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%

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 October 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 17 October 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 +27 41 £308 -0.81% 5
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 41 (91.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (82.22%) Windows
3 35 (77.78%) Skype for Business
4 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
5 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 29 (64.44%) Office 365
7 28 (62.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
9 23 (51.11%) SharePoint
10 22 (48.89%) Skype
11 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
11 21 (46.67%) Migration
11 21 (46.67%) SC Cleared
12 20 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (40.00%) SCCM
15 17 (37.78%) DHCP
15 17 (37.78%) DNS
15 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (35.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (35.56%) MCSE
17 14 (31.11%) Citrix
18 13 (28.89%) ITIL
18 13 (28.89%) VMware
18 13 (28.89%) XenApp
18 13 (28.89%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (28.89%) AppSense
18 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
19 12 (26.67%) SMS
20 11 (24.44%) 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 41 (91.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (77.78%) Skype for Business
3 28 (62.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (51.11%) SharePoint
5 20 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (35.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
9 7 (15.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (64.44%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Skype
2 17 (37.78%) DHCP
2 17 (37.78%) DNS
3 12 (26.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Messaging Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Collaboration Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Messaging Support
8 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Collaboration Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) Collaboration Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Lync Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
1 8 (17.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Migration
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Content Management
7 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.22%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (35.56%) MCSE
5 8 (17.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (15.56%) MCSA
7 6 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (13.33%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (28.89%) XenApp
2 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
3 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 11 (24.44%) XenServer
4 8 (17.78%) Brightmail
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) AppSense
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) IronPort
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) BEA
6 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro