The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 30 March 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 65 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.07% 0.29% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.92% 1.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Median daily rate £290 £95 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +205.26% -65.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 121 128 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.90% 18.47% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £454 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 11 £290 +205.26% 2
MS Exchange
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
6 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
9 12 (40.00%) Office 365
9 12 (40.00%) DNS
9 12 (40.00%) DHCP
10 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
10 11 (36.67%) MS Office
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (30.00%) Skype
13 8 (26.67%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (26.67%) VMware
14 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
14 7 (23.33%) MCSE
14 7 (23.33%) ITIL
14 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
14 7 (23.33%) Android
14 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
14 7 (23.33%) Trend Micro

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
5 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (26.67%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (6.67%) IIS
9 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) Skype
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Messaging Support
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) REST
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Android
5 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (6.67%) API Development
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.33%) XenApp
3 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.33%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Trend Micro
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) AppSense
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp