Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 80 24
Rank change year-on-year +34 -56 -
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.05% 0.82% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.60% 5.81% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £313 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +15.15% +8.20% -12.66%

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 93 86 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.85% 14.08% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £260 £265
90th Percentile £538 £438 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £420
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.11% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.88
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £20.94
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.40 £20.39
% change year-on-year +5.68% -4.87% +1.95%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
County Antrim +32 8 £313 +25.00%
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
4 5 (62.50%) Mimecast
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Decision-Making
4 5 (62.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
4 5 (62.50%) SMTP
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) HND
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Law
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Decision-Making
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
2 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos