The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 20 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.08% - 3.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£373 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.23 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+20.91% -14.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.75% 11.34% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 17
Average daily rate £475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Aberdeen region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Aberdeen region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC