Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 65 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 29 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.43% 2.99% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.87% 15.03% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 45
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £290 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +1.75% +8.57%
10th Percentile £255 £196 £225
90th Percentile £300 £400 £331
North East median daily rate £275 £275 £290
% change year-on-year - -5.17% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% -12.50% +184.44%
10th Percentile £20.75 £24.85 £26.25
90th Percentile £22.25 £31.18 £36.70
North East median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.82% -14.06% +184.44%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 219 193 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.49% 19.90% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 126 324
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +17.00% -19.88%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £230
90th Percentile £559 £528 £500
North East median daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.79% +7.69% -17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.64% -1.79% +115.38%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £31.18 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.23% -7.14% +115.38%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 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 6 months to 24 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 26 £275 -5.17%
MS Exchange
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
4 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 16 (61.54%) DNS
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (57.69%) DHCP
7 15 (57.69%) Citrix
7 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (53.85%) Apple
8 14 (53.85%) McAfee
8 14 (53.85%) SQL
8 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
8 14 (53.85%) SAP
8 14 (53.85%) ITIL
8 14 (53.85%) PKI
8 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
8 14 (53.85%) Android
8 14 (53.85%) Windows Phone 8
8 14 (53.85%) Windows Phone
8 14 (53.85%) SAP Afaria
8 14 (53.85%) XenMobile
8 14 (53.85%) AirWatch
9 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
9 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (50.00%) Content Management
9 13 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (34.62%) BPSS Clearance

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 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) X.500
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Mobility Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Administrator
2 2 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (53.85%) Android
5 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Phone
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (23.08%) HPUX
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Solaris
6 6 (23.08%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Content Management
2 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Samba
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) AirWatch
1 14 (53.85%) SAP Afaria
1 14 (53.85%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Citrix
3 14 (53.85%) Apple
3 14 (53.85%) McAfee
3 14 (53.85%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Sun
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) VMware