The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 57 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.07% 0.33% 4.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 2.56% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
161 39 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 12.87% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 20 42
Average daily rate £269 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 6 £325 - 5
Durham - 1 - -
Northumberland - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (68.42%) VMware
4 12 (63.16%) SAN
4 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (52.63%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (36.84%) UNIX
7 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) Military
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) MCSE
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (21.05%) DFS Replication
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.79%) MCSA
5 3 (15.79%) MCITP
6 2 (10.53%) CCA
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (21.05%) DFS Replication
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 2 (10.53%) Xen
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Netcool
3 1 (5.26%) MOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense