The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Aberdeen region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 17 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.67% 2.13% 5.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 8.33% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £304 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +52.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £311
% change year-on-year
- -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.02% 25.53% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.83 £34.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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
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 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec