Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 78 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 79 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.48% 3.39% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.91% 13.46% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £322 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +18.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £260 £192 £140
90th Percentile £429 £381 £339
North East median daily rate £324 £305 £294
% change year-on-year +6.07% +3.83% +26.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.54% +63.21%
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year - +22.54% +63.21%

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 230 587 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.00% 25.18% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 411 215
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £330 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -25.84% +23.61%
10th Percentile £270 £225 £268
90th Percentile £607 £525 £583
North East median daily rate £380 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -22.35% +22.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 42 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.50 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.07% +16.67% +31.51%
10th Percentile £7.89 £15.00 £14.27
90th Percentile £20.45 £36.00 £26.80
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £27.75 £21.58
% change year-on-year -64.86% +28.62% +16.62%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 32 £322 +5.57%
MS Exchange
North East

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

1 30 (93.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) Skype for Business
4 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
5 19 (59.38%) SCCM
5 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
6 18 (56.25%) Migration
6 18 (56.25%) Office 365
7 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
10 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
10 14 (43.75%) Citrix
10 14 (43.75%) DHCP
10 14 (43.75%) DNS
10 14 (43.75%) MCSE
11 13 (40.63%) VMware
11 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (40.63%) AppSense
11 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
11 13 (40.63%) XenApp
12 12 (37.50%) SMS
13 11 (34.38%) XenServer
13 11 (34.38%) Skype
13 11 (34.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
15 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
15 9 (28.13%) SharePoint 2013

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 30 (93.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (75.00%) Skype for Business
3 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
4 9 (28.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (25.00%) OpenStack
5 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DHCP
1 14 (43.75%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) SMS
3 11 (34.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Desktop Support
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Collaboration Specialist
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Exchange Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (43.75%) MCSE
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) MCSA
5 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (40.63%) XenApp
2 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
3 11 (34.38%) XenServer
4 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 7 (21.88%) Brightmail
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Citrix
3 13 (40.63%) AppSense
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) IronPort
5 1 (3.13%) BEA