Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 87 106
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 -36
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 50 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.36% 2.56% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.52% 10.64% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £322 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £261 £150 £137
90th Percentile £367 £350 £340
North East median daily rate £324 £290 £325
% change year-on-year +11.55% -10.77% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £22.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.53% +63.21%
North East median hourly rate - £19.75 £22.85
% change year-on-year - -13.57% -19.82%

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 191 470 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.49% 24.08% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 346 222
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -16.56% +4.49%
10th Percentile £262 £276 £270
90th Percentile £638 £525 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -7.88% +35.69%
10th Percentile £8.08 £10.25 £13.43
90th Percentile £24.20 £36.20 £26.85
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
% change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%

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 18 February 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 +28 22 £322 +7.33% 4
MS Exchange
North East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Skype for Business
4 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Migration
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) Office 365
7 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
7 8 (36.36%) Skype
7 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (31.82%) IronPort
8 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
8 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) MCSE
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) .NET
8 7 (31.82%) DHCP

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 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (59.09%) Skype for Business
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Skype
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) X.500
4 3 (13.64%) SMS
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Messaging Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Collaboration Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) HPUX
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (31.82%) MCSE
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Brightmail
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (22.73%) Samba
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
3 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) IronPort
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Ivanti
4 5 (22.73%) Sun
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) BEA