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 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.70% 1.91% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.92% 9.17% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 3
Median daily rate £275 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +2.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £297 £300 £289
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25%  

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 151 229 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.64% 20.80% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 140 62
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +147.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £28.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £12.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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 +5 11 £275 -1.78% 2
Durham - 1 £325 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
1 28 (75.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (67.57%) Office 365
3 25 (67.57%) SharePoint
4 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (62.16%) Skype for Business
5 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
6 21 (56.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (56.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (56.76%) Skype
6 21 (56.76%) Windows
7 20 (54.05%) Office Communications Server
8 18 (48.65%) ITIL
8 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
9 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
10 15 (40.54%) Content Management
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
14 9 (24.32%) DNS
14 9 (24.32%) DHCP
15 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
16 7 (18.92%) MCSE
16 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
16 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
16 7 (18.92%) Android

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 28 (75.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (67.57%) SharePoint
4 23 (62.16%) Skype for Business
5 21 (56.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (56.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (54.05%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.41%) IIS
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Skype
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Messaging Support
2 17 (45.95%) Messaging Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) Support Engineer
4 12 (32.43%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Support Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Collaboration Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Developer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support
8 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Android
5 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) Content Management
3 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) API Development
6 2 (5.41%) Email Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITSM
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.92%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Netcool
1 3 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
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