Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 - +31
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.79% 0.67% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.68% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.58% - -
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.23% -2.18%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 103 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.75% 16.50% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 23 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +21.95%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £247
90th Percentile £438 £420 £515
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.30% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
County Antrim -35 11 £250 -29.58% 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Forcepoint
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) Sophos
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
7 2 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Dell
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Email Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Forcepoint
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec